Home Water

Water

Force-Flow-Image
cotton field image

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

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

EPCOR, Alberta First Nations sign water agreement in ‘spirit of reconciliation’

Alberta’s Enoch Cree First Nation has signed an agreement with water utility EPCOR to collaborate on the development and implementation of local water projects...
Lake-Diefenbaker

Lake Diefenbaker takes spotlight in new report that touts benefits of expanded irrigation

A new report is endorsing a series of irrigation projects that would see multiple users competing for resources available through Saskatchewan’s Lake Diefenbaker. Saskatchewan's $4...
Legionella test

School districts discover Legionella as stagnant water systems recommissioned

Students may be returning to school this fall in some areas of North America armed with not only masks to protect against COVID-19, but...
Flint Water Treatment Plant sign

Michigan settles Flint lead water crisis, assures nearly $600M going to affected children

A new $600-million preliminary civil settlement announced in Flint, Michigan, will see the state pay some 80% of the money to children who were...
microplastics in ocean water

Microplastic pollution in Atlantic Ocean exceeds earlier findings

A new study estimates that upward of 21 million metric tons of three common types of microplastic pollution exist in just the top 200...
automatic-lawn-water-sprinklers

Cities may find watering restrictions not as effective as assumed, study says

When researchers at the University of Waterloo analyzed more than a decade of data from 10 mid-sized Canadian cities that restrict outdoor water use...
smart-water-graphic

Stantec leads digital study to help water utilities explore technology upgrades

A new global collaborative study helmed by consultant engineering firm Stantec aims to help water utilities identify aspects of their practices that may be...
water-testing-stock-image

Alberta town fined $10K, former operator given house arrest over falsifying water samples

After facing a series of water-related charges under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, the Town of Bow Island, Alberta, and a former employee...
New-Brunswick Wastewater announcement

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...

Latest Articles

cotton field image

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...
X