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New technique could accelerate methane production from FOG and food waste

University of Alberta engineers found that adding conductive materials to fats, oils and grease and waste products could boost methane production by 70%.

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Understanding the effects of melting glaciers on drinking water

A new project at the University of Alberta aims to provide insight into the current and future quality of drinking water in western Canada,...
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Cruise ship scrubber discharges may endanger B.C.’s remaining killer whales

British Columbia cruise ships may be endangering aquatic life by using exhaust gas cleaning systems, or scrubbers, to remove sulphur oxides from heavy fuel...
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Toronto set to begin $3B bypass tunnel project to keep CSOs out of waterways

A tunnel boring machine (TBM) named Donnie is nearly ready to dig the City of Toronto’s new 10.5-kilometre long Coxwell Bypass Tunnel, in a...

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Endress+Hauser releases new Memosens CCS51D free chlorine sensor

The new Memosens CCS51D sensor for free chlorine from Endress+Hauser provides extremely fast, high precision measured values, critical for protecting people and systems from...
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Pulsar Process Measurement and Greyline Instruments announce amalgamation

Instrumentation and monitoring companies Pulsar Process Measurement Ltd. and Greyline Instruments Inc. announced their amalgamation on December 19, 2019. Pulsar Process Measurement manufactures and supplies...
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Region of Peel working to update Water & Wastewater Master Plan

Ontario’s Region of Peel has initiated a study of a new Water and Wastewater Master Plan for its lake-based systems to update its 2013...
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Trailer park and aerosol company face environmental fines

Northwest Territories-based Hay River Mobile Home Park Ltd. has pleaded guilty to a fuel truck spill that occurred in October 2016 on Hay River. The...
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SaskWater buys Meadow Lake water treatment plant as part of service agreement

SaskWater and the Saskatchewan City of Meadow Lake have signed a water supply agreement that includes the sale of the City’s water treatment plant...
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Hamilton introduces new bypass notification system and apologizes for ‘sewergate’

Following its public announcement of a major combined sewage discharge, the City of Hamilton, Ontario has introduced a series of new measures, which notably...
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Manitoba denies request for North End Treatment Plant compliance extension

Manitoba Conservation and Climate said the province has denied a request by the City of Winnipeg to extend the deadline for an additional two...
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Alberta Water Week conference brings operators together

Alberta water and wastewater professionals gathered for the Annual Water Week Conference organized by the Alberta Water and Wastewater Operators Association
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Endress+Hauser introduces the Turbimax CUS52D smart turbidity sensor

Endress+Hauser’s Turbimax CUS52D smart turbidity sensor and CUA252 flow cell provide continuous, unattended monitoring of drinking and process water quality.
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Critics warn of ‘incomplete’ focus report on Northern Pulp’s effluent proposal

A number of critics are sounding alarm bells around the Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation’s new focus report around its controversial proposal to pump...
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Water worker labour relations take divergent paths in Saskatchewan

As Saskatchewan’s commercial Crown water utility, SaskWater, ratifies a new deal, Saskatoon water workers with CUPE Local 47 have rejected the latest offer from...
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Ontario to extend water bottling moratorium and further review impacts

The Ontario government intends to extend its moratorium on water bottling permits by nine months as it looks to have its newly-finished water extraction...

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