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Northern Pulp pipe protestors may be permanently banned from blocking surveyors

The Northern Pulp paper mill in Nova Scotia won an injunction last month against protesters who blocked water surveyors because they were upset over...

New Ontario plan calls for real-time monitoring of sewage overflows

A newly-proposed plan from the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks wants to improve municipal wastewater and stormwater management and reporting, and increase...
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StatCan releases first cannabis use report based on wastewater testing project

Statistics Canada has released its first report as part of a pilot project that explores the use of wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) to produce statistics...
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BC residents’ outcry changes plan around tree removals for McLoughlin Point WWTP

After more than a month of public outcry, British Columbia officials in the District of Saanich have decided to spare upwards of 50 trees...
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Newfoundland breaks ground on new Gander wastewater treatment plant

The new Gander wastewater treatment plant will have a simple aerated lagoon treatment system to promote the biological oxidation of wastewaters.
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Fraser report finds optimism on freshwater quality, wastewater progress

A new report by the Fraser Institute offers optimism over Canada’s freshwater quality and improvements to municipal wastewater treatment.
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StatCan releases 2016 Canadian wastewater infrastructure data

Statistics Canada has released its latest survey data relating to wastewater infrastructure across the country. The 2016 data, released last week, covers categories that include...

Niagara-on-the-Lake wastewater plant set to open after delays

Eight years after its initial planning, and some two years past its deadline to be operational, the wastewater treatment facility intended to replace Niagara-on-the-Lake’s...
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Study finds liquid gated membranes cut energy, emissions in water filtering

Collaborators at the University of Waterloo and Northeastern University have joined forces for a study conducted by the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering...
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Nova Scotia fishermen form blockade over paper mill’s water research

Nova Scotia fishermen have been blocking a survey boat hired by Northern Pulp to design a route for an effluent pipe into the Northumberland...

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