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Tag: water security

Global Water Futures Hosts Forum on Water Security

Experts from across Canada gathered in Ottawa on April 11, 2019 for a forum hosted by Global Water Futures on water security to discuss...

CDP Releases A List of Corporate Action on Climate, Water, and...

CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project, has released its ranking of the top global corporations in terms of their impact on climate change, water,...

Research Finds Current Reporting Belies Wildfire Impacts on Water Security

New research from Utah State University argues that the modern focus of wildfire trend reports underestimate the threats to water security. Dramatic increases in wildfire...

WEF Report on Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies for the Blue Economy

A report from the World Economic Forum last month has provided a road map for the future of the blue economy. Harnessing the Fourth Industrial...

Diversion of Water from Apex River to Lake Geraldine Underway in...

Iqaluit has undertaken a project to divert water from the Apex River to its water supply in Lake Geraldine. This is an emergency measure...

Iqaluit City Council Takes Action on Water Supply Concerns

Last week, Iqaluit’s city council was updated on the city water supply and other water related issues, including the proposed amendment of bylaw 200,...

Iqaluit City Council Acts on Looming Water Supply Issues

As Water Canada reported last June, Nunavut faces a water security crisis. In his third term, Iqaluit city councillor Joanasie Akumalik has renewed city...

UN Agency Releases Sustainable Agriculture Guidance Document

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has released a set of twenty inter-connected actions designed to show the impact sustainable...

Global Water Partnership Position Paper on Engaging the Private Sector

Global Water Partnership (GWP) has published a discussion paper, Engaging the Private Sector in Water Security, which aims to recognize the importance of including...

A New Baseline for Water Infrastructure Risk in Canada

The Canadian Water and Wastewater Association, Public Safety Canada, and Dalhousie University released a study yesterday assessing the risks and level of preparedness to...

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