Sunday, September 15, 2019

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City of Guelph Launches Water Well Decommissioning Rebate Program

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

Sparwood, B.C. Searches for a New Source of Drinking Water

The District of Sparwood, British Columbia has commenced work on locating a new community drinking water supply near Cummings Creek. An Environmental Assessment Report joint...

Nfld. Municipality Enters Agreement with Prov. to Protect Wetlands

Newfoundland and Labrador has signed a Municipal Stewardship Agreement with the Town of Centreville-Wareham-Trinity to protect wetlands around the community and coastal habitat. A ceremony...

Global Institute for Water Security Receives $1.3m to Develop Sensors

Yesterday, Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced that the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will receive an investment of over $2.7...

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...

P.E.I.’s Draft Water Act Suggests Strong Regulation

On March 16th, Prince Edward Island released its draft Water Act for public comment. The draft is comprised of existing and new legislation, which...

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...

$181M Will Help Protect Watercourses at Oil Site Clean Up in...

Imperial Oil has committed a $181M security for the cleanup of its oilfield in Norman Wells, North West Territories. The site remediation plan emphasizes...

Is Ontario’s Moratorium on Water-Taking for Bottling Effective?

The Ontario government announced its two-year moratorium on new or expanded water-taking permits for companies who bottle water. The province’s moratorium bans new water bottling...

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