Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tag: water quality

Researchers Partner with Indigenous Communities to Monitor River Health

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A project that integrates Indigenous knowledge and a technology developed by researchers at the University of Guelph is helping to assess the health of...

CWWA Provides Guidance for Reopening Buildings After Prolonged Shutdown

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Many buildings—such as offices, schools, and restaurants—across Canada have been closed for a prolonged period of time in response to the COVID-19 crisis. As...

Climate Change Threatens Drinking Water Quality Across Great Lakes

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“Do Not Drink/Do Not Boil” is not what anyone wants to hear about their city’s tap water. But the combined effects of climate change...

Water Quality Could Change in Buildings Closed During COVID-19 Pandemic: Study

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The quality of water left sitting in pipes could change in buildings—such as restaurants and schools—that are closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. “We...

Nunavut Tunngavik Invests in Clean Water for Community Handwashing

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Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) is investing $1.25 million to ensure Inuit in have a steady supply of clean water to wash hands. “Water is a...

2020 Stockholm Water Prize Awarded to Groundwater Expert

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A groundwater expert, Dr. John Cherry, has received the 2020 Stockholm Water Prize. According to the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Cherry’s research has raised...

Climate Change and Urbanization Threaten Groundwater Quality: Study

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Climate change and urbanization are expected to threaten groundwater quality around the world, according to a new study from UNSW. Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) is...

Water Reuse Could Be Key for Future of Hydraulic Fracturing: Study

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Water comes from the ground as a by-product of oil production from unconventional reservoirs. During the coming decades, this will theoretically counter the need to...

Alberta-Based Fuel Retailer, Drever Agencies, Fined Under Fisheries Act

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Drever Agencies Inc. was fined $1,250,000 on February 18, 2020 for an offence under the Fisheries Act. The company pleaded guilty to a charge of depositing...

Proposed Solution Aims to Address Guelph’s Concerns with Dolime Quarry

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A proposed solution aims to address the City of Guelph’s concerns with how operations at the Dolime Quarry could affect the city’s drinking water....

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