Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: water resources

UBCM Endorses Motions to Support Better Water Resource Management

From September 25–29th 2017, the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) conducted its 114th convention and voted on a number of resolutions to bring...

P.E.I. Legislature Debates Water Act for the First Time

After more than two years of consultation with Islanders, the new Water Act came up for debate in the Legislative Assembly on November 29th. The historic act is...

Global Institute for Water Security Receives $1.3m to Develop Sensors

Yesterday, Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced that the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will receive an investment of over $2.7...

OPG Installs New Spillway & Generator at Ranney Falls

Yesterday, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) announced the installation of a new water spillway to improve safety and replacement of the smallest generator at its...

Ministers Increase Collaboration on Coastal, Inland Water

The Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers (CCFAM) met in Whitehorse, Yukon and committed to collaboration to better manage Canada’s three coasts and...

Kawartha Lakes Develops Climate Change Response Plan

Yesterday, the city of Kawartha Lakes Council formally launched the Kawartha Lakes Healthy Environment Plan. Since 2016, the City has been working with Partners for...

New Water Supply Project to Save Campbell River $16.5M

The City of Campbell River, B.C., has announced that its new water supply project will reduce the cost of future water system upgrades by...

New Brunswick Selects Water Strategy Working Group

New Brunswick has announced a working group to help provide recommendations to the government and direct a provincial water strategy. The announcement came today from...

$925,000 for Alberta Water Stewardship Programming

Land Stewardship Centre (LSC) in Alberta has been given a multi-year, $925,000 grant by Alberta’s Environment and Parks to help protect the province’s water...

Mapping Global Surface Water

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published a study of global surface water and its long-term changes in the science journal Nature. Using...

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