Saturday, October 19, 2019

Tag: water quality

New Era of Water Quality Data with Blockchain Integrated DataStream

Yesterday, The Gordon Foundation, World Wildlife Fund Canada, the Atlantic Water Network, and Royal Bank of Canada presented the blockchain integrated Atlantic DataStream, a...

Global Study Assesses Water Quality Using Drone-based Technologies

Experts are testing drones equipped with sensor technologies to enhance the monitoring of water worldwide as part of the $8.5 billion MONOCLE project funded...

Sewage Discharge in Maine Prompts NB Water Quality Advisory

In response to a sewage discharge in the state of Maine, New Brunswick’s Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the Department...

Scientists Develop Rapid Test for Soil Nitrogen

Nitrogen is an essential nutrient for healthy agricultural crops, but when applied in excess can result in negative impacts to surface and groundwater sources. Most...

ALUS Canada Releases Details on Lake Erie Funding Plans

Following last week's announcement of new funding for Great Lakes projects, ALUS Canada has described some of the projects to which its $600,000 in...

Nearly $9M of New Funding Announced for Local Great Lakes Projects

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna visited Port Colborne, Ontario, on the shores of Lake Erie, today to announce an $8.95 million investment over four years for...

McDonald’s Canada Adopts Sustainability Standards for Beef, Including Water

In a major nod to the quality of Canadian beef, McDonald’s Canada announced today that it will be the first company to serve Canadian beef from...

N.B. Funds Flood Risk Action Plans and Water Quality Improvement

New Brunswick has made available $770,000 under the Environmental Trust Fund for 27 projects in the Acadia Peninsula region in 2018–19, including for flood...

Saskatchewan Auditor Advises on Provincial Drainage Strategy

Although a record 693 quarter sections of Saskatchewan agriculture lands were brought into drainage compliance in the 2017–18 fiscal year, Saskatchewan’s Provincial Auditor says...

Ont. Ministry of Health Changes E. coli Measurement Standard at Beaches

Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has recently changed the measurement standard for E. coli at public beaches, permitting more of the bacteria...

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