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Lake Ontario communities fear return to 2017 water levels

Communities along Lake Ontario will need to exercise caution around shoreline areas that are flooding or eroding at levels not seen since 2017, but...

Regina ramps up lead service connection replacements for 2019

The Saskatchewan City of Regina says it is making inroads to replace the city-owned side of lead service connections, with just 3,600 remaining, less...

Municipalities wanted for new water loss testing project

By Fabian Papa and Bradley Jenks In recognition of the intrinsic connection between water supply and energy consumption, and more particularly the needless use of...
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Federal watchdog warns Canada is ill prepared for aquatic invasive species

A spring report from the environmental watchdog for Parliament warns that Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and the Canada Border Services Agency have not...
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Northern Ontario First Nations funded for drinking water system upgrade

The design phase is underway on a new water treatment plant for Batchewana First Nation, near Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, now that $320,000 in...
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Saskatchewan announces water, wastewater and flood resiliency investments

Saskatchewan announced a number of investments in water and wastewater treatment, as well as flood resiliency, in March 2019. On March 11, Bernadette Jordan, Minister...
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BC moving forward with Union Bay water treatment plant

With a boil water advisory in place for British Columbia’s Union Bay Improvement District (UBID) since December of 2018, the community is welcoming the...

Online health tracker platform created to help monitor Lake Winnipeg

While there have been dozens of monitoring programs collecting data on the health of Lake Winnipeg, a new open-access online hub will allow people...
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Federal government invests in Yellowknife drinking water pipeline

The federal government is contributing towards the replacement of a submerged, aging drinking water pipeline in the Yellowknife River.
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Northern Ontario First Nations reserve ends 18-year drinking water advisory

Long-term drinking water advisories at three separate First Nations reserves were lifted over the last month, including one that had been in place for...

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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...