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Report Identifies Ways to Protect Homes from Basement Flooding

With the right information and often for less than $250, homeowners can protect their homes from the increasing risks of basement floods, according to...

Research Suggests Behavioural Nudges can Increase Water Conservation

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) found that rather than giving people general information about the importance of saving water, emphasising the...

Study Analyzes Wastewater to Reveal Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistance

A comparison of seven European countries shows that the amount of antibiotic resistance genes in wastewater reflects the prevalence of clinical antibiotic resistance in...

New Test Produces Failing Grade for ‘Flushability’ of Single-Use Wipes

The first-ever test of single-use wipes against rigorous criteria for flushability produced failing grade for all 101 products. The findings are summarized in a report,...

Study Examines Impact of Pharmaceuticals on the Great Lakes

A new study by Pollution Probe and the Clean Water Foundation examines what is known about pharmaceuticals in the Great Lakes, their pathways, and...

World’s Largest Companies Using More Water Despite Rising Risks

Companies are reporting greater exposure to water risks yet withdrawing more water, according to new research by CDP. The report, Treading Water, analyzes water data from...

Report Warns of Far-Reaching Climate Change Impacts on Great Lakes Region

How climate change will affect public health, infrastructure, fish, wildlife, and the economy around the Great Lakes is the focus of a new report. The...

New Research Shows More Nitrogen Enters Streams than Expected

New research by a scientific collaboration, led by the USDA Forest Service, shows that more nitrogen from rain and snow is making it to...

UBC Study Compares LID Implementation Across Canada

In a recent study, researchers at UBC Okanagan’s Life Cycle Management Laboratory compared how different jurisdictions are handling LID implementation. The researchers found that...

Report: Watershed Health in Nova Scotia

A report released last week that features provincial watershed data inventory, is the first of its kind in Nova Scotia. The province invested $29,000...

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