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Managing Lead in Canadian Drinking Water

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Some older Canadian homes still have lead water pipes, posing an important and complex public health challenge. About one per cent of water service...

Corrosion Control Significantly Lowers Lead Levels in Toronto Water

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The City of Toronto's targeted testing of tap water in 2017 indicated significantly lower lead levels, a result of a Corrosion Control Plan implemented...

SFU Research Strengthens Link Between Low-Level Lead Exposure and Heart Disease

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New research from Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Health Sciences has strengthened the connection between low-level exposure to lead and cardiovascular disease. While municipalities...

Moss Absorbs Substantial Quantities of Lead from Water

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Researchers in Japan have found that a certain species of moss is capable of removing lead from water in substantial quantities. Funaria hygrometrica was found by...

Study Confirms Cause of Flint Water Crisis

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A study of lead service lines in Flint's damaged drinking water system reveals a Swiss cheese pattern in the pipes' interior crust, with holes...

Feds Announce Limits for Lead in Drinking Water

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The Government of Canada’s Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Drinking Water has released a report for public consultation on lead in drinking water for the purposes...

Aquam Updates AWWA Report on Lead Pipes

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A landmark paper on lead pipe rehabilitation and replacement techniques published by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) 15 years ago has been revisited...

Will A Robot Replace Your Water Job in the Future?

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There is a popular theory among North Americans that, in the future, robots might replace people in the workplace. Given self-driving cars are a...

Thunder Bay pilot project to reduce lead in drinking water raises...

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The City of Thunder Bay has announced the beginning of a Corrosion Control Pilot Study in the Hodder Pressure Zone starting in December 2015....

Unsafe Amounts of Lead in 13 Per Cent of Toronto Homes:...

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The Toronto Star has reported that tap water in 13 per cent of Toronto homes tested over the last six years contain an unsafe...

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