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Water Pollution May Be Keeping Invasive Silver Carp Out of Great...

Invasive silver carp have been moving north toward the Great Lakes since their accidental release in the 1970’s. The large filter-feeding fish, which are...

Oil and Water: Better Monitoring Needed to Protect Groundwater Quality

When it comes to groundwater quality, fracking receives much of the public attention but misses most of the picture, according to hydrogeologists Jennifer McIntosh...

Predictive Model Forecasts Rainfall to Support Irrigation Decisions

A predictive model that combines information about plant physiology, real-time soil conditions, and weather forecasts can help make more informed decisions about when and...

Is Energy Neutrality Worth It?

This was one of the questions that Medhavi Gupta, a water design specialist a Jacobs Canada, explored as part of a research project that...

Diving into Water Treatment Strategies for Swimming Pools

With summer in full swing, many people are cooling off in swimming pools. However, some of the substances that are made when chlorine in...

USask Study Explains Impact of Forest Management on Water Resources

New research by the University of Saskatchewan (USask) explained the impact of forest management on water resources. The study found that the amount of...

StatsCan Studying Canada’s Cannabis Consumption Through Wastewater

Statistics Canada (StatsCan) is going to great depths to study national cannabis consumption rates as the cannabis market becomes more firmly entrenched across the...

Government of Canada Announces $1.6 Million for Coastal Research

François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s minister of infrastructure and communities, announced that the Government of Canada is investing almost $1.6 million in six coastal research projects...

Expert Panel Identifies Canada’s Top Climate Change Risks

An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) has identified Canada’s top climate change risks. It has also determined that many...

Study Examines Why Some Cities Turn Off Pipes at Night

For more than a billion people around the world, running water comes from “intermittent systems” that turn on and off at various times of...

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