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Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities say stimulus water restoration projects can kick-start economy

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative says that up to 40 jobs could be created per million dollars spent on erosion control and infrastructure.
flooding in Taber Alberta

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...
Estevan drinking water tower

Saskatchewan city completes third phase of major drinking water upgrades project

Saskatchewan residents in the City of Estevan can expect “noticeably improved, less hard” drinking water, municipal officials explained, as they unveiled the third and...

California water bottler fined $5M for illegally storing arsenic wastewater

A California-based water bottler has been fined USD $5 million for illegally storing and transporting hazardous waste created from filtering arsenic out of spring...
Toronto Islands flood

Water resilience: The missing piece in dealing with climate change

What has been missing from the discussion is the idea of resilience, defined as how easily and quickly a system can recover from extreme weather events, whether these events involve too much water or too little.
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Finding the right dosing pump for water and wastewater treatment processes

Both diaphragm or peristaltic chemical metering/dosing pumps are positive displacement pumps, but they work in very different ways. A question often asked is which of these pump types will be the most effective and reliable?
Legionella pneumophila

Cutting the risk of Legionnaires’ disease from shuttered water systems

The continued growth of Legionnaires’ disease is the result of the lack of a water management plan and other factors such as environmental and epidemiological.
eDNA in environmental biomonitoring studies

Environmental DNA will enhance environmental surveys for 500 Canadian lakes

Using eDNA in environmental biomonitoring studies can improve accuracy of surveys, reduce costs and provide more time-effective workflows. The potential utility of this molecular approach can have great implications in many fields and industries.
Radio path studies

SCADA communications network enables remote operations in Wood Buffalo

The project was developed in three stages. Stage one was to develop a SCADA master plan for the municipality, including developing a network plan for every water and wastewater facility.
sources of lead in drinking water

U.S. close to finalizing replacement of up to 10 million lead water pipes

The U.S. House of Representatives has authorized USD$4.5 billion for the replacement of up to 10 million lead water distribution pipes nationwide. From 2015 to...

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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...