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Quebec funds electrolysis technology to clean mining wastewater

Quebec is investing $4.5 million in a Sherbrooke-based clean technology company specializing in electrolysis to help create opportunities for mining operations to recycle wastewater. Funded...
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Alberta city launches sewage pilot project for biofuel conversion

The Alberta city of Chestermere has begun a pilot program to convert the sewage of its some 20,000 residents into raw water, fertilizer and...
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New studies warn of denim’s lasting impact through wastewater

Two new studies with connections to the University of Toronto have detailed the troublesome environmental footprints that blue jeans — one of the most...
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Vancouver, Richmond receive funding for wastewater heat recovery systems

Vancouver’s successful wastewater heat recovery project in False Creek is getting a $14-million boost to add more heat recovery capacity to its system. The Vancouver...
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UCalgary, brewery debut Alberta’s first wastewater-treated beer

Despite testing 80 parameters for its latest limited edition brew, Alberta’s Village Brewery says it still understands the “mental hurdle” involved with trying a...
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New WEF report suggests ‘low’ COVID-19 risk for wastewater workers, but calls for further...

A blue-ribbon panel of 16 wastewater sector experts that convened in April has determined in a new report that the occupational risk of COVID-19...
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Swift Current rejected under ICIP for WWTP upgrades

The mayor of Swift Current says the Saskatchewan city was left “on the outside looking in” when it realized available infrastructure funds in the...
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SUEZ’s ZeeLung selected for world’s largest MABR project in Canada

SUEZ – Water Technologies & Solutions announced on August 17 that the Region of Waterloo has selected SUEZ’s ZeeLung technology to equip what will...
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New Brunswick secures wastewater upgrade funding as officials warn of algal bloom

Provincial, federal and municipal officials have announced $32.3 million in funding to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant operated by the Greater Shediac Sewerage Commission...
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Alberta gets another funding injection for array of water projects

A series of new projects will be underway in Alberta, ranging from a new carbon dioxide injector pump, to the expansion of wastewater treatment...

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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...
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