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McMaster Engineers Develop New Tech to Detect Toxic Compounds in Wastewater

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A team of McMaster chemical engineers, led by PhD candidate Patrick Morkus, have developed a technology to detect toxic compounds in wastewater. The technology can tell if...

IISD Appoints Jane McDonald as Executive Vice President

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Jane McDonald is stepping into a new role as executive vice president of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and chair of the...

Freshwater Plays Key Role in North America’s Climate

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A massive freshwater river flow triggered changes in the climate throughout the northern hemisphere, according to a new study. The freshwater river flow stemmed from...

Water Reuse Could Be Key for Future of Hydraulic Fracturing: Study

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Water comes from the ground as a by-product of oil production from unconventional reservoirs. During the coming decades, this will theoretically counter the need to...

Research Junction to Target Urban Issues in Saskatoon

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The new Research Junction collaboration between the City of Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan has received funding for research projects that will examine...

Climate Change to Increase Farmland and Environmental Threats: Study

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A new frontier that may increase farmland also poses environmental threats from degraded water quality and increased carbon emissions, according to a new study. The...

New Study Examines Water Governance: Could Less Be More?

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Researchers from the Universities of Geneva (UNIGE) and Lausanne (UNIL) analysed water governance in six European countries from 1750 to 2006. The researchers found that...

USask Professor Leads Project to Predict River Ice Jams and Reduce...

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A University of Saskatchewan professor is working on better predicting ice formation in rivers, and potential ice jamming, to reduce the risk of flooding. When...

Global Effort Required to Tackle Water Scarcity Challenges: Study

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The Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI) has published a study on water scarcity and the key challenges that lie ahead. It calls for definitive...

CWN Welcomes New Staff Member and 2020 Board of Directors

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The Canadian Water Network (CWN) has welcomed Sandra Cooke as the director of the Canadian Municipal Water Consortium. Prior to joining CWN, Cooke was the...

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