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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...
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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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Determining the effectiveness of direct horizontal-flow roughing filtration

Horizontal-flow roughing filtration for pre-treatment has been applied successfully in many facilities for raw water of medium to low turbidity.
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Medicine Hat deploys Canada’s first wide-scale wireless watermain leak detection system

The EchoShore®DX leak monitoring system features sophisticated acoustic sensors to detect and pinpoint the source of faint noises emitted by pipeline leaks, long before they become detectable by conventional detection methods.
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Environmental isotopes help solve groundwater issues

Compound-specific isotope analysis has emerged as a line of evidence to assess bioremediation of volatile organic compounds in the subsurface.
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Used shipping containers can house remotely located package water treatment plants

Many remote communities share similar plight in their ability to provide safe drinking water
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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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