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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...

Saskatoon COVID-19 Wastewater Testing Results Now Available to Public

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Saskatoon residents now have access to the results of wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) testing for SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19. The results are available thanks to...

Government of the Northwest Territories Expands Wastewater Surveillance to Fort Liard

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The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) recently added the community of Fort Liard to the Northwest Territories’ (NWT) program that’s testing human wastewater...

Ontario Investing in New Initiative to Detect COVID-19 in Wastewater

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The Ontario government is investing more than $12 million in a new initiative to detect COVID-19 in wastewater. The province is partnering with 13 academic...

New Partnership to Showcase Facility that Recovers Energy from Wastewater Treatment

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Metro Vancouver and FortisBC Energy Inc. will be showcasing a new facility that aims to recover more energy from liquid wastewater treatment. The new Lulu...

New Tool Tracks Presence of COVID-19 in Metro Vancouver’s Wastewater

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​Metro Vancouver has launched an online tool that allows residents to track the viral load of COVID-19 detected in untreated wastewater at each of the region's...

Barrie, Ontario Joins Provincial COVID-19 Wastewater Surveillance Initiative

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The City of Barrie has joined Ontario’s province-wide wastewater surveillance initiative for COVID-19 monitoring in municipal wastewater. Starting this week, the City will be providing...

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