Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag: source water protection

Regulatory & Enforcement Failures Permit Water Pollution, Increase Economic Burden

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

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

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

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...

York Region Has Released its 2016 Source Water Report

The Regional Municipality of York has released its 2016 Source Water Implementation Annual Report, which summarizes the work York Region is doing to identify...

Ontario Releases Annual Minister’s Report on Drinking Water

Ontario has released the Minister’s Annual Report on Drinking Water from the office of Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC). The report details...

Loss of Prairie Ecosystem A Threat to Watersheds, Source Water

Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC) Dan Kraus has brought attention to the fact that the threat to Canada’s prairie grassland ecosystem should be of...

Updated: North Bay MP Has Watershed Concerns Regarding Energy East

Anthony Rota, Minister of Parliament, Nipissing—Timiskaming, has stated his opposition to having the Energy East pipeline pass through the Trout Lake watershed. MP Rota’s office...

$1.8M for Centre Wellington Water Projects

Ontario's Township of Centre Wellington will receive funds for source water protection via the federal Infrastructure Stimulus Fund. Support of up to $1.8 million will...

Sask. Funds Source Water Protection Groups

Eight non-profit groups are receiving provincial funding to further protect the Saskatchewan's water resources. The non-profit agencies that keep Saskatchewan's watersheds and water bodies healthy...

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