Monday, December 9, 2019

Tag: water quality

York Region Drinking Water Receives an ‘A’

The Regional Municipality of York's drinking water quality surpasses Ontario's stringent standards, making the purchase of bottled water an unnecessary expense, according to a...

Council Suggests Improvements for Watershed Planning

Groups and individuals who manage Alberta's watersheds, or those affected by decisions around watershed management, need to have a voice in planning and decisions...

Vaughan and Kleinburg Water Systems Get Perfect Scores

The City of Vaughan has achieved a perfect score - 100 per cent - for its water quality and distribution systems from the Ontario...

BX Creek Gets a Facelift

Through a provincial grant from the General Strategic Priorites Fund, the City of Vernon, B.C. has been awarded $801,800 representing the full cost of...

New Herbicide-Fertilizer Ban Protects Alberta’s Water

A new ban on herbicide-fertilizer combination products in Alberta will help protect the quality of water downstream of urban areas. As of January 1,...

Yellowknife Summit Draws Concerns on Water

Aboriginal leaders, scientists and environmental activists from across Canada are talking this week about water quality at a national summit in Yellowknife, reports CBC...

Draft Boron Guidelines Available for Review

A draft version of Canadian Water Quality Guideline for the Protection of Aquatic Life - Boron, based on a scientific criteria document contributed by...

Ike’s Effects Linger in Great Lakes

Although Hurricane Ike is long gone, its impact lingers more than a thousand miles from where it made landfall. Runoff from tributaries dumped massive...

Deadline Extension for Lake Winnipeg Stewardship Fund

Due to overwhelming interest to help protect Lake Winnipeg, the deadline for project submissions to the Lake Winnipeg Stewardship Fund is being extended from...

CAW, AFN Celebrate Clean Well Water

On Wednesday, Assembly of First Nations national chief Phil Fontaine and Canadian Auto Workers union president Buzz Hargrove will visit the community of Little...

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