Tag: micropollutants

High Concentration of Microplastic Fibres in Ottawa River

A new study led by researchers at Carleton University has found that microplastic pollution is prevalent in the Ottawa River and its tributaries. Of 62...

Does Canada’s Microplastic Ban Reach Far Enough?

On November, 5th, the Government of Canada announced that it would be banning microplastic beads in toiletry products. At a public consultation was held on...

Quebec Researchers Secure Patent for Wastewater Technology For Micro-Pollutants

A U.S. patent was recently awarded jointly to Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec (CRIQ) and Institut national de recherche scientifique (INRS) for a...

A Bitter Pill

If the brook trout swimming in Dr. Sébastien Sauvé’s laboratory tanks at the City of Montreal wastewater treatment plant smiled while his team probed...

Trojan Technologies Acquires R-Can Environmental

Trojan Technologies, a manufacturer of water treatment solutions, has acquired R-Can Environmental Inc. R-Can manufactures ultraviolet equipment in residential water disinfection applications. The combined...

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