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Testing hospital wastewater can catch COVID-19 outbreaks faster

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A study at three Calgary hospitals has proven that testing wastewater for COVID-19 can help identify cases and predict outbreaks in individual high-risk facilities. The...

U of G Project Awarded Funding to Assess Microplastics in Water,...

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Protecting freshwater and farming soils from possible harmful effects of microplastics is the goal of a four-year, $1-million project led by University of Guelph...

Scientists Measure New Depths at the Bottom of the Hydrologic Cycle

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Researchers have mapped groundwater circulation up to five kilometres below the surface—one of the first attempts to document the deepest parts of the hydrologic...

Global Groundwater Wells at Risk of Running Dry: Study

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“Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water.” It’s a silly rhyme, but one that highlights a simple fact:...

Freshwater Salt Pollution Threatens Human Water Security: Study

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Water touches virtually every aspect of human society, and all life on earth requires it. Yet, fresh, clean water is becoming increasingly scarce—one in...

‘The continents are drying out:’ New Research Shows Troubling Water Trends

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New research by a team led by University of Saskatchewan (USask) hydrologist Jay Famiglietti shows water is leaving the continents at an increasing rate,...

University of Guelph Researchers Testing Wastewater for COVID-19 Variants

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A University of Guelph (U of G) research team monitoring wastewater for SARS-CoV-2 is now searching for variants. Dr. Lawrence Goodridge is working with a team...

Study Shows Winter Road Salt Poses Year-Round Threat to Aquatic Life

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As spring nears, two University of Toronto researchers have found that the salt spread on roads and sidewalks in the Greater Toronto Area during the wintertime...

New Research Aims to Improve Water Security & Gender Equity

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A multidisciplinary research team from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has been awarded $289,000 for a project to develop water security solutions. The water...

New Research Recommends Systematic Approach to Forest and Water Supply Management

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New research from UBC Okanagan suggests a systematic approach to forest and water supply research may yield an improved assessment and understanding of connections...

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