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EA for Northern Pulp effluent treatment facility given one-year extension

Northern Pulp, the Nova Scotia paper mill that closed its doors in 2020 after the province rejected plans for a new effluent treatment facility,...
Lake Koocanusa

IJC takes lead to resolve cross-border selenium contamination controversy

Canada has agreed to the creation of a binational board of experts to address selenium contamination washed downstream from coal mining in the Elk...
manganese discoloration

Casselman starts chlorine dioxide oxidation pilot to solve water’s manganese issue

The Ontario Town of Casselman is planning to move forward with a chlorine dioxide oxidation pilot project to address rising levels of manganese in...
water tower replacement

Saskatchewan’s $51M in water, wastewater funding will support 34 major projects

Major water and wastewater infrastructure funding totalling more than $51 million was announced in February for Saskatchewan to support 34 projects that range from...
Duncan's First Nation, Alberta

Duncan’s First Nation in Alberta unveils new $13M WTP

Duncan’s First Nation in northern Alberta has unveiled its new water treatment plant, made possible through a $13-million investment from Indigenous Services Canada.  Duncan’s First...
Water First training program

Water First begins first water operator internship in Manitoba

Water First Education & Training Inc. has launched its first water treatment plant operator training internship outside Ontario, as it partners with the Interlake...
USU pipes study

US and Canada face 260,000 water main breaks annually, study says

A recent Utah State University (UTU) study created from utility survey data estimates that some 20% of water pipes across the U.S. and Canada...
Environment Act

Faster fine process for water pollution possible as province responds to Winnipeg sewage spill

Manitoba’s Environment and Climate Change Minister has announced that the provincial government is investigating how “mechanisms such as fines” can be used to intervene...
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North Bay hires Jacobs to start airport PFAS remediation in spring

The Ontario City of North Bay plans to begin PFAS environmental remediation efforts at its local airport in June, after local officials finalized an...
nanoplastics in bottled water

Microscopy detection technique sees more nanoplastics in bottled water, study finds

By using a new microscopy detection method, a recent study found that one litre of bottled water contained an average of 240,000 fragments of...
E2metrix technology

Ovivo advances E2metrix PFAS collaboration into acquisition

Montreal-headquartered water and wastewater treatment equipment company, Ovivo, has acquired E2metrix Inc., also based in Quebec, following two years of collaboration to create a...
Walkerton Clean Water Centre

Veolia donates new ultrafiltration membrane pilot units to Walkerton Clean Water Centre

Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions has donated two new ultrafiltration membrane pilot units to the Walkerton Clean Water Centre’s (WCWC) technology demonstration facility for...

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