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Researchers Find Dramatic Increase in Stormwater Runoff

Columbia Engineering researchers have demonstrated that stormwater runoff extremes have been dramatically increasing in response to climate change and other anthropogenic changes to the...

Scientists Develop Rapid Test for Soil Nitrogen

Nitrogen is an essential nutrient for healthy agricultural crops, but when applied in excess can result in negative impacts to surface and groundwater sources. Most...

Sask. Water Security Agency Anticipates Below-Normal Spring Runoff

Saskatchewan’s Water Security Agency (WSA) has released its preliminary spring runoff outlook for 2018. With the dry conditions in the summer and fall of 2017,...

Ontario Municipalities Receive Funding for 28 Environmental Initiatives

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced $45 million in Green Municipal Fund (GMF) grants and loans in...

Funding for Haldimand, Ont. Farmers for Cover Crops

The Grand River Conservation Authority is providing farmer in Haldimand County funds to plant a cover crop,  a best management practice that is growing...

Fertilizer Canada Sustainability Report Targets Nutrient Management

Fertilizer Canada has released 4R Nutrient Stewardship Sustainability Report, which details guidelines for nutrient management and water quality. The association represents the fertilizer industry: manufacturers,...

Closing U.S. Water Infrastructure Gap Could Generate $220B

The Value of Water Campaign, supported by founding member Water Environment Federation (WEF), has released a new report that found closing the investment gap...

Manitoba Red Tape Reduction Bill to Affect Drinking Water, Groundwater

Manitoba has given a first reading to its Red Tape Reduction and Government Efficiency Act, 2017, or Bill 24. The changes would impact The...

B.C. Funds Alternative Drinking Water Sources in Hullcar Valley

The Government of British Columbia has announced that it will provide $950,000 for alternative drinking water sources, treatment for domestic well users, and sustainable,...

B.C. Watershed Snowpack 79 per cent of Normal

The latest survey of snowpack in British Columbia shows that there has been below-average accumulation in the province’s watersheds, reports the River Forecast Centre...

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