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Wastewater Test Could Provide Early Warning of COVID-19

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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...

New Role at UBC Okanagan to Create Clean Technologies for Municipal...

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UBC Okanagan announced that Engineering Professor Cigdem Eskicioglu has been named the Senior Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in advanced resource recovery from wastewater. The IRC...

Researchers Study Invisible Plastics in Drinking Water and Wastewater

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A research team has found that nanoscale particles of the most commonly used plastics tend to move through the water supply or settle out...

Municipal Leaders Urge Residents to Think About What They Flush

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Canadian municipal leaders and wastewater professionals are urging everyone to NOT flush anything but the 3P's—pee, poop, and paper (toilet paper). There is never a...

Flushable Wipes Shouldn’t be Flushed Down the Toilet: RDOS

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The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is asking the public to not flush 'flushable' wipes down the toilet. Recently, the public’s rapid response to COVID-19...

RDKB Seeks Funding for Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade

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The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has received approval from the B.C. Government for its Liquid Waste Management Plan (LWMP), which includes major upgrades...

McMaster Engineers Develop New Tech to Detect Toxic Compounds in Wastewater

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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...

Emerging Trends in the Onsite and Decentralized Wastewater Industry

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Over 30 industry experts spoke about emerging trends in the onsite and decentralized wastewater industry at the Ontario Onsite Wastewater Association’s (OOWA) 20th Annual...

Durham Region Approves Project to Upgrade Pollution Control Plant

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A project to upgrade the Newcastle Water Pollution Control Plant in Durham Region has been approved by Regional Council. By increasing the capacity of the...

St. Catharines Approves 2020 Water and Wastewater Budget

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The City of St. Catharines is continuing to make investments in safe, affordable drinking water. It earmarked roughly $9.3 million in investments for water...

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