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Ontario targets phosphorus from runoff as algal bloom season begins

As summer starts, Canada is reminded of its continuing struggle with blue-green algae. But in Ontario, The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative is installing...

Some U.S. municipalities taking action after Legionnaires’ death in Ohio

Following the death of a patient amid an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in a recently opened central Ohio hospital, some North American municipalities are...
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First Nations water news update

After a busy month for First Nations water news, Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine takes a look at several new developments across Canada. Plant Upgrade...
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Canada takes top spots at AWWA water taste test event

A Canadian municipality and utility secured two prizes at the "Best of the Best Water Taste Test" during the American Water Works Association's Annual...
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West Saint John class-action lawsuit moves forward over leaky water source change

A New Brunswick court in Saint John has approved a class-action lawsuit that allows residents of West Saint John to challenge the City in...
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Lake Ontario water levels break 2017 record as we approach ‘new normal’

As the calendar turned to June, Lake Ontario broke its all-time water level record, reaching heights of 75.90 metres and surpassing the record total...

Canada’s new manganese guideline value among the lowest in the world

Health Canada has issued two guideline values this month for manganese in drinking water. Manganese is an essential element for humans that occurs naturally in...

Estimating remaining lifespans for pit cast iron watermains using acoustical findings

By Rabia Mady The North American water industry operates a water distribution network with a significant portion of aging, pit cast iron (CI) infrastructure. A...
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Zebra mussels in Manitoba’s waterways are a cause for concern

Potential impacts include changes to ecological environment, negative effects on local economy, and severe fouling of water infrastructure.
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Saskatchewan town celebrates after ending water woes

Most of the 400 residents in the Saskatchewan Town of Craik spent May 2 celebrating with food and music over the news that a...

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Canada Infrastructure Bank invests up to $20M in Mapleton water and...

The Township of Mapleton, Ontario is set to receive up to $20 million from the Canada Infrastructure Bank for water and wastewater infrastructure.