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Saskatchewan’s Uranium City seeks funding to end 20-year water advisory

Saskatchewan is trying to secure $1.7 million in federal funds to end drinking water issues that have plagued the former mining hamlet of Uranium...
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Communities in central N.L. funded for major water, wastewater projects

A series of critical water infrastructure upgrades have been announced for central Newfoundland, including a new ultraviolet disinfection building for Grand-Falls Windsor. In all, 12...

Halifax Water aims to improve cybersecurity after report raises concern

Halifax Water is working to strengthen its cybersecurity after a consultant report found “significant elevated risk” in the areas of disaster recovery planning and...

Seabins making strides in removing microplastics from Lake Ontario

A pilot project and collaboration between PortsToronto and the University of Toronto (U of T) collected about 85,000 small pieces of anthropogenic debris from...

Canada funds seven microplastic research projects at universities

Canada is investing $7 million over seven projects that it hopes will take marine plastic pollution research to new levels at universities in three...

Treatment options for PFAS contaminated groundwater

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a class of chemical compounds that have been used in the manufacturing of a wide variety of consumer products since the 1940s. Due to growing public awareness and an evolving political climate, widespread changes to government regulations and enforcement are imminent.
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Strategies to increase existing reverse osmosis unit output

A facility may need to meet an increased reverse osmosis demand from a unit that is already at capacity, with no impact on quality.

Edmonton engineering firm piloting a novel machine learning water treatment process

This pilot project, believed to be the first of its kind, marks the beginning of exploring artificial intelligence and machine learning in everyday infrastructure applications, including water treatment.

Monitoring small watersheds is vital to community safety and water sustainability

By understanding local watersheds, communities are able to plan for a safer and more sustainable future as the effects of climate disruptions increase.
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Determining when it is time to replace reverse osmosis membranes

Knowing why reverse osmosis (RO) performance has declined and which membrane elements are compromised will reduce the number of membrane elements that need to be replaced. It will also make it possible to modify RO pre-treatment, or possibly cleaning frequency.

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