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Significant amount of drinking water being wasted due to leaky pipes:...

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Millions of cubic metres of treated drinking water are being pumped into the ground every year across Ontario municipalities as a result of broken...

U of G Project Awarded Funding to Assess Microplastics in Water,...

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Protecting freshwater and farming soils from possible harmful effects of microplastics is the goal of a four-year, $1-million project led by University of Guelph...

Scientists Measure New Depths at the Bottom of the Hydrologic Cycle

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Researchers have mapped groundwater circulation up to five kilometres below the surface—one of the first attempts to document the deepest parts of the hydrologic...

Global Groundwater Wells at Risk of Running Dry: Study

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“Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water.” It’s a silly rhyme, but one that highlights a simple fact:...

Freshwater Salt Pollution Threatens Human Water Security: Study

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Water touches virtually every aspect of human society, and all life on earth requires it. Yet, fresh, clean water is becoming increasingly scarce—one in...

‘The continents are drying out:’ New Research Shows Troubling Water Trends

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New research by a team led by University of Saskatchewan (USask) hydrologist Jay Famiglietti shows water is leaving the continents at an increasing rate,...

Study on Freshwater in Canada Launched by House of Commons Standing...

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The Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development announced the beginning of a study on freshwater in Canada. In response to a motion of instruction...

University of Guelph Researchers Testing Wastewater for COVID-19 Variants

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A University of Guelph (U of G) research team monitoring wastewater for SARS-CoV-2 is now searching for variants. Dr. Lawrence Goodridge is working with a team...

Study Shows Winter Road Salt Poses Year-Round Threat to Aquatic Life

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As spring nears, two University of Toronto researchers have found that the salt spread on roads and sidewalks in the Greater Toronto Area during the wintertime...

New Research Aims to Improve Water Security & Gender Equity

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A multidisciplinary research team from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has been awarded $289,000 for a project to develop water security solutions. The water...

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