Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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Research Explores Impact of BMPs in Stormwater Management

A recent study in the Journal of Water Management, investigated best management practices (BMPs) in stormwater management. The research, Water Quality Performance of In-Series BMPs,...

Artificial Sweeteners in Groundwater Indicate Contamination from Septic Systems

Researchers from the University of Waterloo has found evidence that artificial sweeteners are making their way into rural groundwater through septic system wastewater. The study describes how the researchers tested private,...

Government Implements Diversity Measures, Announces New Research Chairs

The government of Canada has moved forward with changes to the way federal granting councils target money through the Canada Research Chairs Program that...

Freshwater Science Helps Support Fraser River Sockeye Salmon

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has released an update on its efforts to prevent the decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River, including...

CCA Launches New Project on Antimicrobial Resistance

The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) announced today that it has been asked by the Minister of Science, on behalf of the Public Health...

Waterloo Researchers Develop Faster, Cheaper E. Coli Test

Last week, researchers at the University of Waterloo have invented a faster, more affordable way for communities to test their drinking water for E....

Western Water Resources in a Changing Climate

The Changing Cold Regions Network (CCRN) recently released two documents on the changing environment in Canada’s west, focused on the impacts to water resources. Future...

Great Lakes Region Organizations Form Bi-National Partnership

The Northeast-Midwest Institute (NEMWI) and the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) have announced a collaboration agreement between the two organizations. Signed by NEMWI...

New Brunswick to Survey Parlee Beach Wetlands, Protect Water Quality

A ground survey to delineate wetlands in the area surrounding Parlee Beach begins this week. The project is part of the government’s effort to...

Nunavut Faces a Water Security Crisis

According to a recent study by a team of Canadian researchers, Iqaluit is facing an imminent water security crisis, so too is the territory. “Even...

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