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Ontario town issues water advisory after pressure drop from power outage

A water pressure loss compromised the safety of the drinking water in a small northeastern Ontario town earlier this month, as the result of a power outage.
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COVID-19 detection methods and infectivity

WEF released an expansion document to highlight the unlikely survival of infective COVID-19 virus in feces and wastewater systems. Exposure to wastewater is not a significant transmission route for the COVID-19 virus, WEF officials wrote in their Update and Expansion on The Water Professional’s Guide to COVID-19.
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IVEY wins ‘Top 10 Environmental Technology Solution Providers 2020 Award’

IVEY International Inc. has been awarded the "Top 10 Environmental Technology Solution Providers 2020 Award" from Enterprise Technology Review. With headquarters in Canada, Europe and...

Facing national ban, plastics re-emerge as convenient alternative during pandemic

The impact of COVID-19 has not only forced some of Canada’s environmental protection services to be temporarily suspended, it has also delayed the implementation...

Eco-Action groups warn of push to rollback environmental laws in the name of economic...

Sixteen environmental action organizations have come together to write a single letter of concern to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Their message: resist pressures...

Blue-White engages all resources to quickly develop temporary ventilator

To treat the anticipated surge in COVID-19 patients, officials asked Blue-White to quickly develop and build temporary ventilators.

Nearly 30% of Ontario’s environment sector hit financially by COVID-19, survey finds

In an attempt to gauge the impact of COVID-19 on Ontario’s environmental sector, a survey distributed by the Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA) has...

New study ranks Canada’s environmental record near middle of OECD pack

A new study ranks Canada 12th out of 33 high-income countries on a wide range of environmental indicators that relate both to the protection...

Endress+Hauser offers free remote visual support during COVID-19 crisis

Endress+Hauser announced that customers can have free access to the company’s remote visual support during this time of pandemic restrictions on industry. Customers can interact...

10 tips to manage environmental risk during uncertain times

During the current COVID-19 pandemic there are many competing priorities, including environmental legal obligations that remain in force. At the same time, the pandemic will create new challenges in fulfilling these duties.

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Fashion and textile industries need greater focus on water pollution, report...

A new report warns that the apparel and textiles sector has a vital role to play in reducing water pollution, but less than half...