Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Tag: water use

Level 3 Drought in Okanagan Region and Across B.C.

Warm and dry conditions have prompted the British Columbia to announce a Level 3 drought for much of the province, including the Okanagan region. Low...

B.C. Declares Level 3 Drought in Two Areas of the Province

Below-normal stream flows and signs of drought in smaller streams have caused British Columbia to declare a Level 3 drought rating for the Fort...

EDC Highlights Two Companies Improving Water Use in Canada

As part of Cleantech Export Week 2018, Export Development Canada (EDC) has recognized five Canadian cleantech companies as enterprises to be observed, including two...

Resort Municipality of Whistler Takes Steps to Reduce Water Use

The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW), British Columbia has adopted a bylaw that will phase out the use of once through cooling systems and...

StatsCan Releases Water Use and Physical Flow Reports

Earlier this week, Statistics Canada released the results from the latest Industrial Water Survey (2015), which shows an overall decrease of water use nationally....

Over $70M to New Oil Sands Technologies, Helps Reduce Water Use

Nine Alberta oil sands technologies will receive more than $70 million through the Oil Sands Innovation Challenge to support economic growth in the oil...

Danone Canada Achieves B Corp CSR Certification

Danone Canada announced today that it has become the country's largest consumer-facing Certified B Corporation, coinciding with the one-year anniversary of Danone's acquisition of WhiteWave Foods....

Hacking Chloroplast Reduces Water Use in Agricultural Crops

Scientists have reduced water evaporation from plants by manipulating a component of the chloroplast that harvests light. The research was undertaken to find a...

Report Highlights Water Stewardship in the Global Supply Chain

CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project, has released its 2018 Global Supply Chain Report, which highlights the efforts of corporations from around the globe...

BC Rural Dividend Program Supports Small-Scale Water Projects

Applications for funding of the fourth intake of the BC Rural Dividend program will be accepted Nov. 15th to Dec. 15th, 2017, Minister of Forests,...

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