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Tag: water quality

Water Pollution May Be Keeping Invasive Silver Carp Out of Great...

Invasive silver carp have been moving north toward the Great Lakes since their accidental release in the 1970’s. The large filter-feeding fish, which are...

Oil and Water: Better Monitoring Needed to Protect Groundwater Quality

When it comes to groundwater quality, fracking receives much of the public attention but misses most of the picture, according to hydrogeologists Jennifer McIntosh...

Cleanup of Great Lakes Can Lead to Community Revitalization

Cleanup and collaboration pay off. That’s the conclusion of a report released by the International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) that documents how...

City of Guelph Launches Water Well Decommissioning Rebate Program

The City of Guelph, located in southern Ontario, is offering rebates to help property owners decommission unused private water wells and septic systems on...

Toronto Seeks Funding to Accelerate Don River and Central Waterfront Project

Toronto City Council has endorsed a plan for city staff to pursue opportunities for federal and/or provincial funding to accelerate the Don River and...

Canada and Ontario Help Farmers Improve Water Quality

The governments of Canada and Ontario are helping more farmers take action to boost water quality in the Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair...

CEC Receives Submission on Cross Border Water Pollution in Lake Memphremagog

Memphremagog Conservation Inc. has filed a submission with the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) Secretariat. The submission asserts that Canada and the United States are not...

ALUS Receives $139,850 in Funding from Lake Winnipeg Basin Program

ALUS Canada has received $139,850 in new funding from the Government of Canada’s Lake Winnipeg Basin Program. The funding will help enhance wetlands and seed...

Swim Drink Fish Opens New Citizen Science Water Monitoring Hubs

Three citizen science water quality monitoring hubs are now testing the water and sharing water quality results with swimmers and boaters on the Great...

Benefits to Water Quality by Planting Trees on Degraded Agricultural Land

In a study published in the journal PLOS ONE, Arturo Keller, a professor of environmental biogeochemistry at UC Santa Barbara, presented a hard link...

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