Saturday, July 11, 2020

Tag: water quality

Climate Change to Increase Farmland and Environmental Threats: Study

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A new frontier that may increase farmland also poses environmental threats from degraded water quality and increased carbon emissions, according to a new study. The...

Natural Infrastructure Improves Water Quality in Agricultural Landscapes: Research

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New research helps build the case for harnessing the power of natural infrastructure for large-scale wetland restoration. This approach can help improve water quality...

Researchers Develop Device to Purify Arsenic-Contaminated Water in a Single Step

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A group of researchers has developed a new device that can purify and remediate arsenic-contaminated water in a single step. Using specialized polymer electrodes, the...

H2Opinion on Mercury Contamination

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It was in 2009 that I first learned about the mercury contamination that affected Grassy Narrows First Nation and Wabaseemoong Independent First Nation. At...

Anti-Sprawl Policies May Be Harming Water Quality: Study

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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

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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

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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...

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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:...

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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...

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

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