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BC pulp mill fined $900K for untreated effluent discharge into lake

The British Columbia-based Mackenzie Pulp Mill Corporation has pleaded guilty in provincial court and been fined $900,000 for improperly treating wastewater effluent before discharging...

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Phase 2 underway for massive Randle Reef remediation

At Randle Reef in Ontario’s Hamilton Harbour, one of the most contaminated underwater sites on the Canadian side of the Great Lakes, construction of...

Latest spill shows North still struggling to prevent and control oil events

The Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC), based in Nunavut, says a faulty automated valve and loose plug were the likely culprits in a March diesel...

Biotech pioneers win 2018 Stockholm Water Prize

Professors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht were named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for their research and innovations in revolutionizing water and...

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Why different light sources are needed for process turbidimeters

This article is excerpted from a whitepaper recently produced by Tintometer about the performances of its PTV Series of process turbidimeters, which use three...
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Canadian Brownfields Network conducting a survey of the brownfield landscape

The Canadian Brownfields Network (CBN) is launching several initiatives to revisit and update the 15 year old National Round Table on the Environment and...
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Combating microbial induced concrete corrosion at wastewater plants

Microbial induced concrete corrosion in sewage and water treatment systems is a "natural enemy" of conventional plants, frequently causing damage to concrete and metal...
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Walkerton Clean Water Centre launches drinking water resource library

For over a year, the Walkerton Clean Water Centre (the Centre) has been developing an online portal of resources and piloting its content with...
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Tap Ontario water technology to cut GHGs, says new report

By David Nesseth As reliable water sources dwindle, and the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions becomes critical, WaterTAP, Ontario’s water-technology champion, says in a...
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BC may fine village after two decades of wastewater non-compliance

British Columbia’s Village of Cumberland, which just received more than $100,000 from the provincial government for tourist projects, may be giving cash right back...

World Water Day celebrates Green Infrastructure

World Water Day 2018 is dedicated to Nature for Water, a concept that explores nature-based solutions for water challenges in the 21st century.
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Trailer park and owner fined for Ontario Water Resources Act violations

An Ontario trailer park business and its owner were fined $19,000 for failing to comply with an Environmental Compliance Approval relating to a sewerage...
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Conference report: Aboriginal Water & Wastewater Association of Ontario

Toronto hosts a successful 23rd annual Aboriginal Water & Wastewater Association of Ontario’s Conference and Tradeshow. Held February 27 – March 1, 2018, in downtown...
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Study finds involving the public in water policies is key to successful municipal water...

Informing residents about local water issues and involving them in local water policies are the keys to building healthy and resilient city water systems,...
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Small Ontario town split over mayor’s plea to create wastewater plant

To keep pace with population growth and business demands in the Town of Erin, located 80 kilometres northwest of Toronto, local officials are vying...
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Construction underway for Thompson, Manitoba’s new SBR wastewater treatment plant

The foundation is laid and construction is underway for the City of Thompson’s new $36.5-million single centralized wastewater treatment facility, featuring a sequencing batch...

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