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Stockholm Junior Water Prize winners

Singapore students win Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2018

Caleb Liow Jia Le and Johnny Xiao Hong Yu won the 2018 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for producing reduced graphene oxide, which can be used to purify water
Lake Manatee Water Treatment Plant

Florida WTP increases drinking water quality without increasing its footprint

By Jenn Watt Manatee County, Florida is home to 43 parks, two golf courses and miles of beautiful beaches. The Lake Manatee Water Treatment Plant...
Walkerton Clean Water Centre

Safeguarding Ontario’s drinking water

Since 2004, the Walkerton Clean Water Centre has provided high-quality training and support to the owners, operators, and operating authorities of Ontario’s drinking water...
City of Baltimore announcement

City of Baltimore votes to ban sale of water utilities to private market

Baltimore is poised to become the largest city in the U.S. to ban the privatization of its  sewer and water utilities to lock them...
BCWWA report graphic

BC Water & Waste Association making headway on strategic plan

The British Columbia Water and Waste Association (BCWWA) says it’s on track to meet the outcomes of its three-year strategic plan, according to its...
Lake Winnipeg satellite

Federal funding announced to restore and protect the Lake Winnipeg basin

The Government of Canada announced today that it is contributing $3.8 million in funding over four years to protect and restore the health of...

Artificial intelligence could help protect water systems from blue-green algae

Progress on new artificial intelligence (AI) technology could make monitoring at water treatment plants cheaper and easier and help safeguard public health. Researchers at the...
Blue-Green Algae in a Lake

Blue-green algae blooms plague Canada’s lakes this summer

Blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, can be toxic and highly resistant to treatment. It is being found in water bodies across Canada this summer.

Part one of two-part microplastics ban took effect on Canada Day

A comprehensive ban that removes most microbeads from store shelves took effect in Canada on July 1, but there are some exceptions, meaning that...
Angela Gardiner talking to media

Saskatoon facing $1.5M remediation bill for contamination of fire hydrants

The City of Saskatoon is facing a $1.5 million remediation bill to address the discovery of hydrocarbons found in at least two neighbourhood’s fire...

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