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USask researchers angling to protect fish from chemical contamination

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Two projects lead by researchers from the University of Saskatchewan’s Toxicology Centre have been awarded $300,000 each by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) to...

Top five wastewater stories of 2021

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1. Research examines presence of pharmaceuticals in Saskatoon’s wastewater For the first time, research was conducted to examine the presence of pharmaceuticals in both Saskatoon’s Wastewater Treatment Plant and the South...

Alberta issues new guidelines for dealing with wastewater and stormwater

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The Government of Alberta has issued new guidelines for municipalities, developers, irrigators, and other parties dealing with stormwater and wastewater on their projects and...

UCalgary student studies microplastics in wastewater

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Plastic pollution is a serious and growing problem across the globe. Understanding microplastics, and how to reduce or eliminate their presence in our ecosystems,...

Alberta pilot project produces beer made with treated wastewater

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Water is a key ingredient in the beer-making process. It’s so simple, it’s generally an afterthought. But what if it wasn’t just any water,...

CIB invests in raw wastewater energy transfer project

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The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has reached financial close on a raw wastewater energy transfer project located at Toronto Western Hospital, which is part...

Research examines presence of pharmaceuticals in Saskatoon’s wastewater

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For the first time, research was conducted on the presence of pharmaceuticals in both Saskatoon’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and the South Saskatchewan River (SSR). The study was led by University of Saskatchewan’s (USask)...

Communicating science in a crisis

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Communicating science during a crisis is no simple task. Over the past year, governments across the world have faced the shared challenge of communicating...

New Maps Provide Snapshot of Wastewater-based Epidemiology in Canada

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The COVID-19 Wastewater Coalition has developed two maps that can help us understand where wastewater-based epidemiology is already underway and/or being applied in Canada. Over...

Phosphorus in Aquatic Systems

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Phosphorus (P), an important element in all biochemical reactions, is an essential nutrient for all life forms on the planet. At the base of...

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