Thursday, October 21, 2021

Tag: source water protection

New blitz encourages Ontarians to learn about drinking water protection zones

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Starting on October 7, Conservation Ontario, along with local source protection authorities and regions, will launch a three-week public information campaign about drinking water...

RDOS Receives Grant to Improve Source Water Protection

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The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) has received $25,000 in grant funding from the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) for the Water Conservation and...

Water Prices Increasingly Unaffordable for Low Income Households

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Environmentalists and water economists have long argued that Canadian households have not conserved water in part because it is priced at excessively low levels. Somewhat...

City of Guelph Launches Water Well Decommissioning Rebate Program

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The City of Guelph, located in southern Ontario, is offering rebates to help property owners decommission unused private water wells and septic systems on...

University Partners with City of Guelph to Protect Drinking Water Sources

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In collaboration with the City of Guelph, the University of Guelph (U of G) has become the first university in Ontario to develop a...

Guelph, Ontario Wins Award for Protecting Local Water Sources

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The City of Guelph has won an Exemplary Source Water Protection Award from the American Water Works Association (AWWA). The city received this award for its work that protects...

Regulatory & Enforcement Failures Permit Water Pollution, Increase Economic Burden

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Yesterday, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), Dianne Saxe, held a webinar to provide further insight into the recently released environmental protection report, Back...

York Region Outperforms Fellow GTA Jurisdictions in Water Quality

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Ontario’s York Region has posted another year of successful drinking water quality, having 99.93 per cent of water quality tests complying with provincial water...

Report on Source Water Protection, Nutrient Management in Hullcar Valley

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A team led by Oliver M. Brandes, co-director of the POLIS project on ecological governance at the University of Victoria’s Centre for Global Studies,...

Ont. Bolsters Water Protection in Extraction Permits

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On May 9th, Ontario passed legislation to modernize the province's resource extraction rules. The legislation enhances government authority under the Clean Water Act of...

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