Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: Walkerton

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...

Drinking Water Expert Inducted as a Member of the Alberta Order...

Professional engineer and water scientist Steve Hrudey was recently inducted as a member of the Alberta Order of Excellence. Steve is an internationally renowned researcher, educator, author,...

A Fresh Strategy for New Brunswick’s Water Resources

In the December Speech from the Throne, New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant announced that the Department of Environment and Local Government “will begin in...

Cuts Could Erode Water Progress: Report

The slow and steady decline in federal water science and management capacity may negatively affect government’s ability to protect Canada’s freshwater resources, says the...

Water Risk Remains, Says Report

Ten years after Walkerton, Canadians remain at risk of waterborne disease outbreaks as a growing divide emerges between those who have access to safe...

Management Material

As we’ve learned from highly-publicized events in Walkerton, North Battleford and Kashechewan, there are major consequences when water and wastewater treatment services don’t meet...

Explaining Treatment

Water Canada: Hi, Brian. What’s your role at Trojan? Brian Petri: I have a mandate to lead our disinfection research program. Our lab group tries...

The Public Good

It seems that the loudest and most contentious debate around drinking water is the whether and to what extent private, for profit, entities should...

Cottage Life

The wild streams and rivers of rural Canada look clear and crisp enough to drink directly from the source, but thirsty cottagers beware: the...

New Municipal Drinking Water Licenses Issued in Ontario

Members of the Ontario Municipal Water Association (OMWA)  are among the first five municipalities to have successfully applied for the new Ontario municipal drinking...

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