Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tag: water quality

Massive Nunavut wastewater study comes to a conclusion

After a five-year, $3.3 million study, Rob Jamieson, head of the Dalhousie Centre, and his team at Dalhousie University have come to the conclusion...

Pilot Project Improves Access to Mackenzie River Basin Freshwater Data

The Gordon Foundation has launched the pilot phase of Mackenzie DataStream, an online platform to provide access to information about the quality of freshwater...

Lake Simcoe Protection Act A Success, New Report Shows

Today Ontario released a report that shows that the health of Lake Simcoe is improving. The five-year report is the results of the Ontario government’s...

WWF-Canada supports targets to reduce algae in Lake Erie

A statement released this week by 14 groups from Canada and the U.S., including World Wildlife Fund Canada, says that cutting phosphorous in Lake...

Alberta Environmental Monitoring Agency Now Operational

In response to the passing of Protecting Alberta’s Environment Act on April 28 2014, the Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluating, and Reporting Agency (AEMERA) has...

Manitoba Announces New Peatlands Policy

The Province of Manitoba released a new Peatlands Stewardship Strategy on April 30, including Canada’s first stand-alone legislation on the subject. The legislation will...

Dilution: No Longer a Solution

As the world’s water supply becomes increasingly stressed, water quality and scarcity concerns are driving new regulations which put more emphasis on conservation practices,...

NB Reveals Long-Term Wetlands Strategy

New Brunswick's provincial government has released a long-term wetland management strategy (pdf) and will implement it in phases to allow for the implementation of...

N.S. Government Addressing Water Quality Concerns

Land inspections, more water quality testing and new regulations are some of the actions the Nova Scotia government is taking to address water quality...

Wheatley Harbour Restored

Wheatley Harbour, Ontario is once again a clean and healthy aquatic ecosystem, announced Dave Van Kesteren,...

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