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Researchers warn of increased water demand on the South Saskatchewan River...

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As farmers adopt high-tech irrigation systems to manage water use for economic, conservation, and environmental reasons, University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers suggest policymakers should...

Over 260,000 kms of rivers at risk due to planned hydroelectric...

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Over 260,000 kilometres of river could potentially be severed by planned hydroelectric developments, according to McGill University researchers. The Amazon, the Congo, and the Irrawaddy...

Quebec announces funding for nanomaterials to decontaminate water

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A team of researchers from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) and Université de Montréal has received a $338,688 grant from the...

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...

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