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Wastewater Test Could Provide Early Warning of COVID-19

A new test to detect SARS-CoV-2 in the wastewater of communities infected with the virus is being developed by researchers from Cranfield University and...

McMaster Engineers Develop New Tech to Detect Toxic Compounds in Wastewater

A team of McMaster chemical engineers, led by PhD candidate Patrick Morkus, have developed a technology to detect toxic compounds in wastewater. The technology can tell if...

Freshwater Plays Key Role in North America’s Climate

A massive freshwater river flow triggered changes in the climate throughout the northern hemisphere, according to a new study. The freshwater river flow stemmed from...

Water Reuse Could Be Key for Future of Hydraulic Fracturing: Study

Water comes from the ground as a by-product of oil production from unconventional reservoirs. During the coming decades, this will theoretically counter the need to...

Research Junction to Target Urban Issues in Saskatoon

The new Research Junction collaboration between the City of Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan has received funding for research projects that will examine...

Climate Change to Increase Farmland and Environmental Threats: Study

A new frontier that may increase farmland also poses environmental threats from degraded water quality and increased carbon emissions, according to a new study. The...

New Study Examines Water Governance: Could Less Be More?

Researchers from the Universities of Geneva (UNIGE) and Lausanne (UNIL) analysed water governance in six European countries from 1750 to 2006. The researchers found that...

USask Professor Leads Project to Predict River Ice Jams and Reduce...

A University of Saskatchewan professor is working on better predicting ice formation in rivers, and potential ice jamming, to reduce the risk of flooding. When...

Global Effort Required to Tackle Water Scarcity Challenges: Study

The Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI) has published a study on water scarcity and the key challenges that lie ahead. It calls for definitive...

Chlorine Creates Toxic By-Products in Drinking Water: Study

Chlorine creates previously unidentified toxic by-products in the very drinking water it’s meant to disinfect, according to a new study. "There's no doubt that chlorine...

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