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Small Quebec town fined $100K for PCB violation

The small northwestern Quebec Town of Amos has been fined $100,000 and entered into the federal Environmental Offenders Registry after town officials pleaded guilty...
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New proposed regulations on excess soil management

On April 16, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) posted brand new proposed regulations to address the management of excess soils...
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Penticton explores modern options for wastewater solids

Penticton’s public works manager is recommending that the British Columbia city spend $125,000 to have a consultant recommend an array of modern options for...

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...

Port Hope’s $1.28B radioactive waste removal underway in Ontario

Beginning in April 2018, and continuing through the summer, the first loads of an estimated 1.2 million cubic metres of historic low-level radioactive waste...

Wastewater upgrades and straight pipe removal boost outlook for LaHave River

Nova Scotia’s LaHave River runs in between two small municipalities, Bridgewater and Lunenburg. New projects are now underway to improve and maintain the health...

Real-time monitoring could reduce First Nations water advisories by one third, study finds

Researchers at the University of Guelph have found that the majority of drinking water advisories in First Nations communities across Canada are precautionary, 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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