14 Results for nutrient management

A study led by researchers at Université de Montréal has quantified the maximum amount of phosphorus that can accumulate in a watershed before additional pollution is discharged into downriver ecosystems. The calculated average threshold is 2.1 tonnes per square kilometre of land, the researchers estimated in their study, Low buffering capacity…

October 09, 2018 @ 9:40am

Lystek International has announced that it has commissioned the installment of its low temperature Thermal Hydrolysis Process at the City of St. Cloud, Minnesota, as part of the city’s Nutrient Recovery and Reuse (NR2) Project. “The Lystek system is a key element in the NR2 project and, together with St. Cloud and…

October 05, 2018 @ 11:39am

Ostara has announced two new projects, providing a nutrient recovery system to the City of St. Cloud, Minnesota, and a Nutrient Recovery Facility in Tel Aviv, Israel. Shafdan Wastewater Treatment Plant serves a population equivalent of more than 2.5 million people in the greater Tel Aviv metropolitan area. The plant’s…

October 02, 2018 @ 9:41am

The Government of Canada announced yesterday that it will support the development of new tool that can aid Ontario farmers in determining the efficacy of drainage tiles on their land. The aim of the tool is to mitigate risks that threaten the viability of farms, such as unpredictable weather. The…

February 15, 2018 @ 11:19am

Ontario’s York and Durham regional municipalities have completed a study requested by the province’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change on strategies to further improve the phosphorus discharge from the Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant (Duffin Creek Plant) entering Lake Ontario. The Duffin Creek Plant is located on the waters…

January 19, 2018 @ 11:12am

A team led by Oliver M. Brandes, co-director of the POLIS project on ecological governance at the University of Victoria’s Centre for Global Studies, has presented a report to the Government of British Columbia on improving source water protection and nutrient management in the Hullcar Valley. Since 2014, the area…

December 01, 2017 @ 2:45pm

As part of Export Development Canada's (EDC) Cleantech Export Week, EDC has announced its first Cleantech Export Stars, the top three Canadian companies that have bridged the gap between domestic and international success in the cleantech industry, including Ostara Nutrient Technologies, Inc. "The naming of our first ever Cleantech Export…

November 29, 2017 @ 11:15am

In a November 2nd report to Council, York Region provided a status update of some of its priority infrastructure projects, including $2.4 billion in water and wastewater projects over next 10 years. “Although planning the Region’s infrastructure has many complexities, our goal is simple,” said York Region chairman and CEO Wayne Emmerson.…

November 20, 2017 @ 9:21am

A recent study, Chronic nutrient loading from Lake Erie affecting water quality and nuisance algae on the St. Catharines shores of Lake Ontario, offers insight into the relationship between nuisance algae species and nutrient management in the Great Lakes system. Conducted by E. Todd Howell, Ministry of the Environment and…

July 27, 2017 @ 1:22pm

The municipal council of Crescent Lake in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba are reviewing options to improve water quality of Crescent Lake. The lake serves as the receiving environment for the city’s storm water runoff, provides year-round habitat for aquatic organisms, seasonal habitat for large numbers of migratory waterfowl and other…

December 15, 2016 @ 10:00am

The Northern Manitoba Food, Culture & Community (NMFCCC) organization has announced that it will be funding projects through 2017 that partner with people in Northern Manitoba to create healthier, stronger communities. For the last two years, the NMFCCC has funded the Northern Fish Composting Stations. The project turns waste products…

December 06, 2016 @ 1:33pm

New wastewater system design guidelines developed at UBC can help municipal governments better protect aquatic life and save millions of dollars a year. In a recent study, engineers at UBC’s Okanagan campus developed guidelines that can tailor the design of specialized filters, called fluidized bed reactors, to local conditions and…

November 22, 2016 @ 7:13am

More than 100 people gathered in Edmonton this week for the relaunch of ALUS Canada—a national program that uses a market-based system to fund farmers and ranchers to produce clean air, clean water, pollinator habitat, and other ecosystem services. "Since 2010, ALUS Canada has invested nearly $674,000 in Alberta's ALUS…

July 29, 2016 @ 6:43am

Ontario Pork, the industry association that represents the 1,369 farmers in the province, released its inaugural Social Responsibility Report, measuring economic, environmental, social, and governance performance. The report includes a lifecycle assessment of water in Ontario hog farming. "We are proud to be the first livestock group in the province…

March 31, 2016 @ 12:50pm