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Great Lakes Guardians’ Council Meets to Discuss Challenges and Opportunities

Rod Phillips, minister of the environment, conservation and parks and Grand Council Chief Glen Hare co-chaired the Great Lakes Guardians' Council on April 23,...

IIASA’s Water Program Director Starts New Position in May 2019

Simon Langan, director of the water program, will be leaving International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA) in May 2019 to start a new...

Newfoundland and Labrador Bans Retail Plastic Bags

New amendments to the Environmental Protection Act in Newfoundland and Labrador will allow the provincial government to draft regulations that will ban the distribution...

Research Suggests Behavioural Nudges can Increase Water Conservation

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) found that rather than giving people general information about the importance of saving water, emphasising the...

Newfoundland and Labrador Invests $129 Million in Municipal Infrastructure

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is committing more than $129 million for municipal infrastructure to build safe and sustainable communities across the province. As...

UK-based United Utilities Launches Innovation Lab 2.0

United Utilities has launched its second accelerator programme to help innovative businesses grow and develop their solutions through a collaborative approach. Following last year’s successful...

Two MECP Documents Available for Public Comment

Two documents released for public comment by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) are now available on the Walkerton Clean Water...

St. Catharines to Invest $8.2 million in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure

The City of St. Catharines will invest $8.2 million in its water and wastewater system in 2019 to continue its work improving underground pipes...

Guelph, Ontario Wins Award for Protecting Local Water Sources

The City of Guelph has won an Exemplary Source Water Protection Award from the American Water Works Association (AWWA). The city received this award for its work that protects...

UBID Awards Contract for New Water Treatment Plant

The Union Bay Improvement District (UBID), based in British Columbia, awarded the contract for the construction of its new water treatment plant to Ridgeline...

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