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Enviro-law groups warn Ontario’s Bill 66 puts business before source water protection

Some members of the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) recall that red tape reduction was culprit number one when it came time to find...
Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant

Communities resolve drinking water service woes in time for holiday season

Boil advisories in Ontario’s Halton Region for parts of Milton, and the southern Manitoba town of Carman, have been lifted in time for the...
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Fraser report finds optimism on freshwater quality, wastewater progress

A new report by the Fraser Institute offers optimism over Canada’s freshwater quality and improvements to municipal wastewater treatment.
Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe

Ontario ECO report says province is stalled on fighting sewer overflows

Ontario’s appointed environment watchdog said new pushes to reduce sewage overflows into lakes and rivers have been missing in action due largely to regulatory...

EPCOR optimizing lead management ahead of new drinking water guidelines

As Health Canada’s new guidelines come into effect next year for lead in drinking water, Edmonton-based water utility EPCOR is eyeing fixes to assist...
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Study finds liquid gated membranes cut energy, emissions in water filtering

Collaborators at the University of Waterloo and Northeastern University have joined forces for a study conducted by the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering...

Quebec City wins jury prize for best drinking water at Réseau symposium

At a ceremony held by Réseau Environnement at its 41st Symposium on Water Management in October, more than 350 municipal stakeholders came together for...
Greenwater Solution, Inc. Team

Finalists named in $10 million Barley Prize to remove phosphorus from water

After more than two years of testing their technologies in laboratories and in the Lake Simcoe watershed, the four finalists in the George Barley...
Hull Water Treatment Plant

Quebec’s Hull Water Treatment Plant preps for boil water advisory ahead of upgrades

Continuing modernization upgrades at the Hull Water Treatment Plant in Quebec means at least a five-day boil water advisory for about 70,000 residents, which...

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