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Impact Award submissions now being accepted

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings announced today that it is now accepting entry submissions for its annual Impact Award, which recognizes outstanding water and...

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Canadian study sends early warning over humans consuming microplastics

A University of Victoria study has discovered that each of us consumes an average of 70,000 to 121,000 microplastic particles per year, depending on...
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Major contract awarded for Faro Mine remediation

Faro Mine, one of the largest contaminated sites in Canada is moving ahead with the next phase in its remediation. On May 31, 2019, the...
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Bolted tanks speed Kugluktuk’s water treatment plant upgrade

Water treatment plant upgrade is one of few modern Nunavut plants built by shipping construction materials to the remote Arctic location.

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Environmental Site Assessments – The Consultant’s Dilemma

Science and common sense say a “sufficient number of samples” is to drill closely-spaced boreholes all across the site and analyse samples from multiple depths to cover all possible contaminants.
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Micron-scale colloidal remedial fluid effectively reduces contaminant levels

PetroFix is a highly concentrated water-based suspension consisting of micron-scale activated carbon and biostimulating electron acceptors.
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Is your chemical tank manufacturer NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 system certified?

When choosing a chemical storage tank manufacturer it is important to make sure they can offer you a complete chemical storage tank system that is NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 certified.
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Modelling ammonia-based aeration control shows over 65% energy savings possible

Real-time model for nitrification control based on activated sludge model No.1 has become popular with water resource recovery facilities due to the potential paybacks associated with energy savings and enhanced process control.
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Zebra mussels in Manitoba’s waterways are a cause for concern

Potential impacts include changes to ecological environment, negative effects on local economy, and severe fouling of water infrastructure.
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Using environmental DNA can improve site remediation success

Emerging technology known as Environmental DNA (eDNA) provides a new tool to help measuring the success of site remediation projects.
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Saskatchewan town celebrates after ending water woes

Most of the 400 residents in the Saskatchewan Town of Craik spent May 2 celebrating with food and music over the news that a...
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Calgary’s new source water protection task forces study wildfires, reservoir risks

Fear that a wildfire west of Calgary could wash burned material into rivers and contaminate the drinking water supply is the focus for one...
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Lake Ontario communities fear return to 2017 water levels

Communities along Lake Ontario will need to exercise caution around shoreline areas that are flooding or eroding at levels not seen since 2017, but...
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North Red Deer wastewater system earns second accolade in a year

The Stantec-designed North Red Deer Regional Wastewater System has received another honour for not only being on time and under budget, but for innovative...
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Green energy and wastewater funding announced for Nunavut

Funding for four infrastructure projects in Nunavut was announced by Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development and the Honourable David Akeeagok, Deputy Premier of...
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BC awards pump stations contract under massive McLoughlin Point wastewater project

British Columbia’s Capital Regional District (CRD) has awarded a $15.9-million contract to Knappett Projects Inc. to construct three pump stations and bridge crossings along...

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