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Anti-Sprawl Policies May Be Harming Water Quality: Study

Urban growth boundaries are created by governments in an effort to concentrate urban development—buildings, roads, and the utilities that support them—within a defined area....

Water Institute Welcomes Professor Helen Jarvie

The Water Institute announced that Helen Jarvie has joined the University of Waterloo’s Department of Geography and Environmental Management as a full professor. “The Water Institute...

Winnipeg Releases Results from Lead Water Quality Testing Program

The City of Winnipeg has released results from its 2019 lead water quality testing program. The testing program was launched in August, following the...

Toronto Launches $3 Billion Project to Improve Water Quality in Don...

The City of Toronto is investing more than $3 billion to improve water quality in the Don River and along the central waterfront of...

35 Million Tonnes of Washwater Effluent Off B.C. Coast in 2017:...

Thirty scrubber-equipped ships dumped nearly 35 million tonnes of washwater effluent off the B.C. coast in 2017, according to a new study commissioned by WWF-Canada. Scrubbers are...

New Funding to Help Improve Water Quality in Lake Erie and...

The governments of Canada and Ontario will be committing additional funding to help improve water quality in the Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair...

Ontario Announces Changes to Excess Soil Regulations

The Ontario government has announced that it will be clarifying the province's excess soil regulations. The announcement was made by Environment Minister Jeff Yurek...

New Program to Help Ontario Farmers Improve Water Quality

To mark this year's World Soil Day, the governments of Canada and Ontario are launching a $5.75 million, multi-year project to help Ontario farmers...

Okanagan Basin Water Board Launches Call for Grant Applications

The Okanagan Basin Water Board is now accepting applications to its Water Conservation and Quality Improvement grant program. New in 2019, the board approved a...

Health Threat from Blue-Green Blooms Extends Beyond Single Toxin

As blue-green algae proliferates around the world, a University of Saskatchewan researcher cautions that current municipal drinking water monitoring that focuses on a single...

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