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Advisories of the day in Alberta

Lethbridge, AB - 2018/7/27

Lethbridge, AB - 2018/7/10

Standoff, AB - 2018/5/22

Sucker Creek Reserve, AB - 2018/5/15

Whitefish First Nation, AB - 2018/5/6

Kehewin First Nation, AB - 2017/10/25

Four Southern Towns, AB - 2017/8/9

Edmonton, AB - 2017/3/28

Onoway, AB - 2017/3/9

Johnson Lake, AB - 2017/2/23

Wembley, AB - 2017/2/6

 

Advisories of the day in British Columbia

Vernon, BC - 2018/6/8

Osoyoos, BC - 2018/5/11

Osoyoos, BC - 2018/5/11

Salt Sring Island, BC - 2018/5/11

Ashcroft, BC - 2018/5/3

Willowbrook, BC - 2018/2/9

Pritchard, BC - 2018/2/5

Duncan, BC - 2017/12/11

108 Mile Ranch, BC- 2017/12/1

Comox Valley, BC- 2017/11/21

Slocan Valley, BC- 2017/11/16

Liard Hot Springs, BC - 2017/10/26

Gabriola Island, BC - 2017/10/26

Golden, BC - 2017/10/26

Missezula, BC - 2017/10/4

Zeballos, BC - 2017/9/21

Smithers, BC 2017/9/14

Ootsa Lake, BC - 2017/9/8

Douglas Lake, BC - 2017/8/31

Radium Hot Springs, BC - 2017/8/29

Clinton, BC - 2017/8/3

Nelson, BC - 2017/8/3

Loon Lake, BC - 2017/7/24

Lac La Hache, BC - 2017/7/6

Lake Okanagan, BC - 2017/6/29

Horsefly, BC - 2017/6/19

West Kelowna, BC - 2017/5/25

Enderby, BC - 2017/5/10

Little Fort, BC - 2017/4/25

Crescent Valley, BC - 2017/4/20

Osoyoos, BC - 2017/4/12

Granisle, BC - 2017/3/20

Kelowna, BC - 2017/3/16

Warfield, BC - 2017/3/10

Kamloops, BC - 2017/3/8

Toosey First Nation, BC - 2017/3/8

Various Locations, BC - 2017/2/17

Provincial, BC - 2017/2/16

Vancouver, BC - 2017/2/11

Vancouver, BC - 2017/2/9

Vancouver, BC - 2017/2/8

Vancouver, BC - 2017/2/7

Spallumcheem, BC - 2017/2/4

Golden, BC - 2017/1/19

Walhachin, BC - 2017/1/5

 

Advisories of the day in Manitoba

Meacham, MB: 2018/5/3

Notre Dame de Lourdes, MB: 2018/2/15

Mallard, MB: 2018/2/6

Pritchard, MB- 2018/2/5

Swan River, MB- 2018/1/31

Swan River, MB- 2018/1/29

Russell, MB- 2017/12/24

Arnaud, MB- 2017/12/7

North Norfolk, MB - 2017/10/18

Sherridon, MB - 2017/9/25

Brandon, MB - 2017/9/11

Angusville, MB - 2017/9/10

Richer, MB - 2017/8/19

Austin, MB - 2017/7/7

Pipestone, MB 2017/4/28

Rivers, MB - 2017/3/24

Souris, MB - 2017/3/14

Bowsman, MB - 2017/1/18

Camperville, MB - 2017/1/13

 

Advisories of the day: National

National - 2017/10/6

National - 2017/2/27

National - 2017/2/24

National - 2017/2/9

 

Advisories of the day in New Brunswick

Bouctouche, NB - 2018/8/6

St. Margaret's, NB - 2018/8/6

Hoyt, NB - 2018/1/16

Moncton, NB - 2017/11/24

Fredericton Junction, NB - 2017/11/1

Riverside Albert, NB - 2017/10/30

Port Elgin, NB - 2017/10/5

Lameque, NB - 2017/8/29

Nashwaak Lake, NB - 2017/8/10

Grand-Falls, NB - 2017/8/3

Dorchester, NB - 2017/7/26

Provincial, NB - 2017/5/9

 

Advisories of the day in Newfoundland/Labrador

Stephenville, NL - 2018/8/23

Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL - 2018/8/15

St. Lunaire-Griquet, NL - 2018/5/31

Corner Brook, NL - 2018/5/25

Roddickton-Bide Arm, NL - 2018/5/4

Port Hope Simpson, NL - 2018/2/16

Howley, NL- 2018/2/2

Humber Arm South, NL- 2018/1/19

Corner Brook, NL- 2018/1/15

Smith Sound, NL- 2018/1/11

Whitbourne, NL - 2017/12/13

Cape St George, Forteau, NL - 2017/11/24

Cox's Cove, NL - 2017/10/31 Norris Arm, NL - 2017/10/31

Bonavista, NL - 2017/9/21 Point Leamington, NL - 2017/8/10

Pilley's Island, NL 2017/7/26

George's Brook-Milton, NL - 2017/7/26

Deer Lake, NL - 2017/6/19

Newfoundland and Labrador - 2017/5/12

Birchy Bay, NL - 2017/5/5

St Lunaire-Griquet, NL - 2017/5/1

La Scie, NL - 2017/4/17

Badger, NL - 2017/3/20

Corner Brook, NL - 2017/1/17

 

Advisories of the day in Northwest Territories

South Slave, NT- 2018/5/20

Lutselk'e, NT- 2018/1/21

Colville Lake, NT- 2017/11/21

 

Advisories of the day in Nova Scotia

Auburn NS - 2018/5/25

Belle Cote NS - 2018/5/17

Middle Musquodoboit, NS - 2018/5/9

Marion Bridge, NS - 2017/12/21

Dayspring, NS - 2017/12/14

Hatchet Lake, NS - 2017/12/14

Monastery, NS- 2017/11/17

Musquodoboit Harbour, NS 2017/9/21

Potlotek First Nation, NS - 2017/9/14

Margaree Centre, NS - 2017/8/31

Colchester, NS 2017/8/31

Point Cross, NS - 2017/8/10

Provincial, NS - 2017/5/10

Hillsborough, NS - 2017/3/18

 

Advisories of the day in Nunavut

Iqaluit, NU 2018/9/13

Iqaluit, NU 2018/1/10

Rankin Inlet, NU 2017/11/21

Whale Cove, NU 2017/11/9

Whale Cove, NU - 2017/6/29

Naujaat, NU - 2017/6/22

 

Advisories of the day in Ontario

Renfrew, ON - 2018/6/22

Hamilton Bayfront Park Beach, ON - 2018/1/12

Owen Sound, ON - 2018/1/12

Milton, ON - 2017/12/13

Hawkesbury, ON - 2017/12/11

Cat Lake, ON- 2017/12/17

Foleyet, ON- 2017/11/16

Kenora, ON- 2017/11/15

Richards Landing, ON - 2017/11/1

Harwood, ON - 2017/11/1

Sudbury, ON - 2017/9/24

Martintown, ON - 2017/9/13

Thames River, ON - 2017/9/5

Balsam Lake, ON - 2017/8/17

Haliburton, ON 2017/8/15

Martintown, ON - 2017/7/26

Ramsay Lake, ON - 2017/7/19

Spanish, ON - 2017/7/10

St.Albert, ON - 2017/7/5

Long Lake, ON - 2017/6/29

Wilberforce, ON - 2017/6/29

Eabametoong, ON - 2017/6/14

Constance Bay, ON - 2017/5/12

Provincial, ON - 2017/5/9

Haliburton, ON - 2017/4/7

Lynnwood Gardens, ON - 2017/4/6

Various Towns, ON - 2017/3/21

Hastings, ON - 2017/3/6

Kashechewan, ON - 2017/2/14

Toronto, ON - 2017/2/10

Provincial, ON - 2017/2/8

Provincial, ON - 2017/2/7

Toronto, ON - 2017/2/6

Ottawa, ON - 2017/1/24

Cobourg, ON - 2017/1/24

Borden, ON - 2017/1/20

 

Advisories of the day in Prince Edward Island

 

Advisories of the day in Québec

Saint-Bernard, QC UPDATE- 2018/8/24

Saint-Bernard, QC - 2018/7/27

Saint-Clet, QC - 2018/7/11

Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, QC - 2018/6/18

Saint-Paulin, QC, Le Baluchon - 2018/6/3

Saint-Marcellin, QC - 2018/5/26

La Tuque, QC - 2018/5/26

Saint-François-du-Lac, QC - 2018/5/23

Rouyn-Noranda, QC - 2018/5/18

Montréal, QC - 2018/5/12

Boucherville, QC - 2018/5/8

Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, QC - 2018/3/30

Pontiac, QC - 2018/3/29

Montréal, QC - Outremont/Plateau - 2018/3/14

Saint-Tite-des-Caps, QC - 2018/2/27

Saint-Tite-des-Caps, QC - 2018/2/26

Saint-Fabien, QC - 2018/1/17

Duberger-Les-Saules, QC - 2018/1/17

Montebello, QC- 2017/12/1

Bonaventure, QC- 2017/11/23

Montréal, QC- 2017/11/22

Chelsea, QC- 2017/11/21

Aylmer, QC- 2017/11/15

Saint-Tite-Des-Caps, QC- 2017/11/8

Disreali, QC - 2017/10/3

Trois-Rivières, QC - 2017/9/27

Sherbrooke, QC - 2017/9/27

Hudson, QC 2017/9/19

Longueuil, QC - 2017/9/13

Longueuil, QC - 2017/9/7

Ragueneau, QC - 2017/9/2

Temiscouata, QC - 2017/9/2

Gatineau, QC - 2017/9/1

Saint-Marie, QC - 2017/8/26

Gatineau, QC - 2017/8/22

Saint-Sixte, QC - 2017/8/19

Lac Taureau, QC - 2017/8/11

Carignan, QC - 2017/8/11

Saint-Adelphe, QC - 2017/7/24

Two Rural Areas, QC - 2017/7/14

Saint-Narcisse, QC - 2017/6/27

Aupaluk, QC - 2017/6/14

Gatineau, QC - 2017/5/29

Montréal, QC - 2017/5/13

Montréal, QC - 2017/5/10

Three Towns, QC - 2017/5/2

Provincial, QC - 2017/4/12

Sept Iles, QC - 2017/4/11

Sainte-Perpétue, QC 2017/3/16

La Martre QC 2017/3/15

Ile Perrot, QC 2017/3/13

St.Lawrence River, QC - 2017/3/3

Saint-Luc-de-Vincennes, Qc - 2017/3/3

Saint Felicien, QC - 2017/3/2

Saint Felicien, QC - 2017/3/2

Provincial, QC - 2017/3/1

Provincial, QC - 2017/2/23

Sutton, QC - 2017/2/16

Port Cartier, QC - 2017/2/13

Montréal, QC - 2017/2/10

Montréal, QC - 2017/2/9

Montréal, QC - 2017/2/8

Montréal, QC - 2017/2/7

Montréal, QC - 2017/2/6

Ormstown, QC - 2017/1/22

Ormstown, QC - 2017/1/10

 

Advisories of the day in Saskatchewan

Weyburn, SK- 2018/6/26

Meath Park, SK- 2018/6/11

Ituna, SK- 2018/5/11

St. Brieux, SK- 2018/6/2

La Ronge, SK - 2018/2/28

Regina, SK - 2018/2/7

Saskatoon, SK - 2018/1/13

Gronlid, SK- 2017/12/29

Stoney Beach, SK- 2017/12/20

Saskatoon, SK- 2017/12/1

Saskatoon, SK- 2017/11/29

Saskatoon, SK- 2017/11/10

La Ronge, SK- 2017/11/6

Various locations, SK - 2017/10/23

Buffalo Pound, SK - 2017/9/28

Moose Jaw, SK - 2017/9/25

Regina, SK - 2017/9/14

Hanley, SK - 2017/9/14

Regina, SK - 2017/9/13

Caronport, SK - 2017/7/28

Shamrock, SK - 2017/7/28

Windthorst, SK - 2017/7/17

Midale, SK - 2017/6/12

Calder, SK - 2017/4/19

Moose Jaw, SK - 2017/3/24

Hoodoo, SK - 2017/3/10

Sask Landing, SK - 2017/3/7

Sled Lake, SK - 2017/1/24

Kerrobert, SK - 2017/1/7

 

Advisories of the day in the Yukon

 

Advisory wrap-up

Daily Advisory wrap-up- ongoing

 

Arctic

WWF reveals grey water dumping in Arctic will double by 2035- 2018/8/29

While Europe Froze, the Arctic Reached Record Highs - 2018/3/7

The Midnight Sun Mosque, Still Central to Inuvik Tourism - 2017/11/30

Climate Change - Front Line Arctic Observations - 2017/05/29

Local Input And Indigenous Knowledge Included In Arctic Adaptation Approach - 2017/05/01

Chemicals Ride Air And Water To Reach The Arctic - 2017/04/28

Accelerated Arctic Warming Tied To Past Emissions - 2017/04/27

WWF Report Exposes Holes in Northern Spill Plans - 2017/04/11

 

B

 

Beaches

Queensland Beach, NS: Do not swim advisory due to enterococci - 2018/7/18

Thunder Bay City beaches under permanent swimming advisories- 2018/7/16

Hasse Lake, AB : Do not swim advisory due to fecal contamination- 2018/7/13

Holiday Water: Monitoring recreational water in Canada - 2018/7/5

Mettawas Beach, Ontario may re-open after tests - 2018/6/15

Morden, MB: Residents Advised to Stock up on Tap Water Ahead of Water Repairs - 2018/5/30

New Brunswick monitoring protocol expanded to eight provincial park beaches- 2018/5/23

 

Boil Water Advisory info

 

Biomass

What's A Biomass Source? And How Come It Matters In Ottawa? - 2017/09/18

Biomass At Work For Kwadacha First Nation, BC - 2017/06/08

The Promise Of Biomass As An Alternative Energy Source - 2017/06/01

Biomass May End Remote First Nations' Dependence On Diesel - 2017/05/30

 

Biomimicry

Life Imitating Nature - Biomimicry and the Aquaweb - 2017/10/30

 

Blue-green Algae

Muskoka Lakes, ON: Blue-green blooms confirmed in two lakes 2018/8/20

Federal goverrnment injects almost $4 million into Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative - 2018/8/20

New Brunswick officials confirm blue-green algae was cause of death of 3 dogs - 2018/8/9

Florida overcome by blue-green algae and red tides - 2018/8/8

Dead zone in Gulf of Mexico smaller this summer than predicted - 2018/8/6

Saint-John River, NB: Three dogs suspected to have died from toxic blue-green algae 2018/8/1

Toronto, ON: Blue-green algae bloom at mouth of Mimiko Creek 2018/7/20

Blue-green advisory issued for Saskatchewan to keep population vigilant-2018/7/12

Township of Scugog, ON: Public alerted to the potential for blue-green algae blooms-2018/7/6

Hamilton Harbour, ON: Environmental experts discuss harmful algal blooms(HABS)-2018/5/25

Cyanobacterial Blooms: If You Can Smell Them You Are Being Exposed -2018/2/1

How Much Does Blue-Green Algae Cost CANADA? - 2017/12/23

Water Pollution in Minnesota is a Problem for Canada too - 2017/12/19

New Algae Detection Tech Being Used On Lake Erie - 2017/8/12

Blue-green algae - 2017 advisory list per province - 2017/12/31

 

Bottled water

New Study Finds 93%of Bottled Water Tested Contains Microplastics, Coca-Cola and Nestlé Waters React - 2018/3/22

Rapidly growing Ontario community firm against commodification of water - Video - 2018/2/6

Aberfoyle, ON: For Nestlé, it's business as usual on expired permit - 2018/01/10

San Bernardino, California: Nestlé strikes again - 2018/1/8

Michigan Residents Demand More Say in Bottled Water Pumping Dispute - 2017/02/21

Ontario Proposes Hefty or Not Hike for Water Bottling Withdrawals -2017/01/18

Bottled Water - Canadian Beverage Association States Its Case - 2017/01/05

 

 

C

The Cocoon, Biodegradable Incubator Helps Trees Grow With Little Water -2017/07/19


Canada

Canada's Emergency Alert System in need of fine tuning - 2018/5/10

Startup Canada Day on the Hill 2017 -2017/10/19

The Need for a National Water Agency in Canada - 2017/1/12


Chemicals

Chemicals Ride Air And Water To Reach The Arctic - 2017/04/28

Sodium From Road Salt Extremely Difficult to Remove From Freshwater - 2017/04/13

Triclosan: Ban or Regulate? - 2017/02/22

 

Climate change

Canaddian research centres to study effects of climate change on wind power - 2018/6/3

New Paper Says Coastal Oceans Act as a Carbon Sink - 2018/2/5

Arctic Report Card 2017:The Canadian Perspective - 2017/12/20

Arctic Report Card 2017 Indicates Region Changing in Phenomenal Way - 2017/12/14

Permafrost in a Changing Climate, Impacts of Thawing - 2017-11-22

The Great Nutrient Collapse: How Climate Change Affects The Mineral Content Of What You Eat -2017/09/25

Accounting For The Effect Of The Forest Is Improving Ozone Forecast Models - 2017/06/16

Climate Change - Front Line Arctic Observations - 2017/05/29

 

Conservation

Conservation projects in Peace River Basin receive funding- 2018/9/10

North-Bay Mattawa issues low water advisory after hot dry summer- 2018/8/23

British Columbia coastal communities asked to conserve water - 2018/8/1

Red Deer, AB: City encourages conservation by picking up some of the cost - 2018/6/3

Black Diamond, AB: Alberta town showing off money-saving conservation measures 2018/5/3

Beaconsfield Selling Water Conservation Kits to Residents at a Major Discount - 2017/12/1

 

Contamination

Kansas officials failed to inform residents of well water contamination 2018/9/5

Saskatoon, SK: Hydrocarbons in fire hydrants expensive to repair - 2018/7/3

Michigan State allows potash waste wells near Nestlé bottling plant - 2018/6/14

Ongoing concerns over Chalk River nuclear waste storage- 2018/3/24

The St. Lawrence River Institute, A Grassroots, Cross-Cultural Approach to Addressing Area of Concern in the St. Lawrence River - 2018/1/21

 

Crime

Young's Point, ON: Ringtail Camp Inc. fined $11,320 for failure to submit water samples- 2018/8/2

How a local resident sued Sydney Tar Ponds over arsenic contamination and won the day- 2018/1/2

Sydney Tar Ponds: Clean Up or Cover Up? - 2017/12/14

Eight Men Out Commission Leads To Arrests On Water Meter Fix In Montréal -2017/09/26

Five Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter In Flint Water Crisis - 2017/06/18

New BC Government Brings Review Of The Hullcar Aquifer Nitrate Situation -2017/08/12

BC Government Names Hullcar Review Coordinator And Special Advisor -2017/08/12

Harrietsfield Well Water Contamination Leads To Historic Private Prosecution - 2017/05/04

 

D


Dams

Giant BC Infrastructure Project a Controversial Issue for Upcoming Provincial Election Drinking Water -2017/04/06

 

Drinking Water

Interior Health, BC: Water Information Now Only a Few Clicks Away -2018/5/30

How Small Drinking Water Systems are regulated in the Maritimes - 2018/5/25

74 water systems in Quebec have not provided Quebec Ministry with bacterial test results for at least two months - 2018/5/4

New Reporting System for Small Drinking Water Systems in Ontario: How different health units are coping - 2018/4/25

New reporting reality for Small Drinking Water Systems (SDWS) in Ontario - Interview with Middlesex London Health Unit Safe Water Manager - 2018/4/25

Halifax Water must make some improvements: Auditor General - 2017/11/27

BC and Québec's Best Tap Water - 2017/10/20

Tall refreshing glass of plastic? Recent study reveals prevalence of microplastic pollution in tap water - 2017/9/20

Back To School Water -2017/09/06

Differing Perspectives On Water Fluoridatio  -2017/08/21

Caffeinated Water Instead Of Coffee, Cola Or Energy Drinks? - 2017/05/23

The Ins And Outs Of Reporting First Nations Drinking Water Advisories - 2017/05/08

A Look at What Cities Spend on Drinking Water - 2017/03/30


Drones

Staying Ahead Of The UAV Wave, David Cooke Breaks Down Interim Order No. 8 - 2017/09/15

 


Drought

Day 0 Moved to 2019 But Capetonians Cannot Relax - 2018/3/9

Preventing a Cape Town Crisis in Canada-The Municipalities (Part 2) - 2018/3/2

Cape Town, SA: Life in a drought - 2018/2/25

Preventing a Cape Town Crisis in Canada - 2018/2/23

Cape Town, South Africa: Dangerously Low Water Levels May Lead to Regular Distribution Shut-off - 2018/2/22

 

E


Electric vehicles

LTS Marine Converting Water Sports Boats To Electric Powertrains -2017/08/09

Evoto, A Sustainable Car Rental Choice -2017/08/08

Society Of Automotive Engineers-SAE: Formula Electric - 2017/08/04

Solar Electric Catamaran SoelCat 12 - 2017/06/28

Exotic Sports EV, As Roomy And Practical As A Sedan - 2017/06/19

Montreal Group Developing Autonomous Ev Shuttle To Support Mass Transportation - 2017/06/15

 

 

Email Q&As from research@watertoday.ca

High School student from Fort Qu'Appelle, SK -2018/6/19

 

Emergency Preparedness

Canada's Emergency Alert System in need of fine tuning -2018/5/10

 

Extreme weather

Tornados hit Ottawa-Gatineau, many still not reintegrated into their homes -2018/9/25

 

 

Exploration

Cave diver and RCGS in-house explorer, Jill Heinerth, on her career and our relationship with water -2018/3/28

 

F

Feds Tackle Massive Green-up Of 100-year Old National Capital Energy Systems  -2017/08/16


First Nations

Minister Carr Rolls Out $220 Million in Clean Energy Funding For Off-Grid Communities - 2018/2/19

AFAC Push for Creation of Independent Indigenous Fire Marshall Office to Resolve Absence of National Standards- 2017/12/18

The T'Sou-ke Nation: A Leader in Sustainability - 2017/11/27

Beaubassin Mi'kmaq Wind Management an Example For Off Grid First Nations Communities in Canada's North - 2017/11/14 12.0pt;

Four Years in, FNHA is Hitting Their Stride - 2017/10/12

Ontario Environment Commissioner Highly Critical of Government Response to Pollution in First Nations Territories - 2017/09/26

Biomass May End Remote First Nations' Dependence On Diesel - 2017/05/30

Local Input And Indigenous Knowledge Included In Arctic Adaptation Approach - 2017/05/01

 

First Nations Water

Horse Lake First nation, AB: New water treatment system brings safe water to community - 2018/9/21

Last long-term BWA in Alberta First Nations to end soon 2018/9/7

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation gets new water supply 2018/8/22

Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation under water shortage until end of August- 2018/7/19

DIY water tanks an alternate solution for First Nation drinking water? - 2018/6/28

Long term BWAs in 2 First Nations remain in effect past deadline - 2018/6/16

Atlantic Fist Nation Authority wants to be example for rest of Canada- 2018/6/14

Naicatchewenin First Nation, ON: BWA due to pump failure - 2018/5/24

Government announces completion of two infrastructure projects in Wendake, QC - 2018/5/22

Whitefish First Nation: Long-standing BWA to continue - 2018/5/6

Ovwerdue lifting of advisories: Miawpukek First Nation update - - 2018/4/20

Overdue lifting of long-term water advisories in three First Nation communities - 2018/4/14

Precautionary DWAS Could Be Reduced by 36% According to New Study - 2018/4/5

Chief od Slate Falls receives leadership award- 2018/3/7

Eleven BWAs lifted after fourteen years in Slate Falls Ojibwe community - 2018/3/3

Tsal'alh First Nation: New water treatment ends long-term bwa - 2018/2/15

Government announces completion of two water infrastructure projects in Wendake, QC - 2018/5/22

Indigenous Services Canada committed to March 2021 goals as responsibility grows - 2018/2/2

PBO Says Liberals Must Increase Budget to Meet First Nations Water Promise - 2017/12/12

SK First Nations Organization Ensuring Water Quality for Future Generations - 2017/10/30

Issues in Shoal Lake 40 First Nation Extend Far Beyond Water - 2017/10/27

Fewer Long-Term Advisories in First Nations Communities. Are Federal Initiatives Working? - 2017/10/26

Ontario Environment Commissioner Highly Critical of Government Response to Pollution in First Nations Territories - 2017/09/26

Follow-up Questions On Health Canada And INAC Advisory Reporting - 2017/05/15

The Ins And Outs Of Reporting First Nations Drinking Water Advisories  - 2017/05/08

INAC and Health Canada Announce Five-year Plan and More Money to Fix First Nation Water Issues - 2017/03/09

Ontario Working With Chief, Feds to Fix Grassy Narrows Mercury Contamination - 2017/01/24

 

Flooding

Toronto flooding caused sewage to overflow into harbour - 2018/8/16

Heavy rains cause flash flooding in Toronto - 2018/8/9

CBRM to spend $4 million fighting flooding over next five years - 2018/7/14

ALUS Canada haas flood reduction projects waiting in the wings - 2018/6/1

Merritt, BC: Evacuation Orders Rescinded - 2018/5/30

Flooded BC homeowners have no intention of moving - 2018/5/20

New Brunswick floodwaters may have made wild edible plants unsafe to eat - 2018/5/16

British Columbia: Warm weather and high snowpack increase flood fears - 2018/5/8

New Brunswick Flood: Municipal drinking water holding up. Private wells at risk - 2018/5/7

NB-EMO warns that Saint John River water levels are forecasted to increase - 2018/4/30

Spring flooding in Québec, Weedon orders evacuation affecting 500 homes - 2018/4/30

Fredericton, NB: Saint John River Leaving its banks affecting homes and transportation - 2018/4/30

Flood Proofing Your Home Made Easier - 2018/4/17

Brantford, ON: Flood Waters Receding, Evacuation Lifted - 2018/2/23

Brantford, ON: State of Emergency due to flood conditions - 2018/2/22

New Lake Planning Level Being Issued For Flood Affected Areas In Central BC - 2017/06/06

Kelowna Flooding Update - 2017/05/31

Treated Sewage discharged into Lake Okanagan results in Boil water notice - 2017/05/25

Spring Conditions: Flood Outlook in Alberta and Manitoba -2017/04/25

Experts Weigh in on Ottawa, Toronto Flood Planning - 2017/04/22

The 2011 Manitoba Floods: a Lasting Calamity for First Nations - 2017/02/29

 

Food Security

Youth Projects Tackle Food Issues in Northern, Remote and Marginalized Communities - 2017/03/25

 

Formula - E

Mayor Plante Announces Cancellation of Montréal e-Prix Citing Soaring Costs and Lack of Venue - 2017/12/19

Montréal Formula-e Championship A Day At The Races -2017/08/03

Montréal Formula-e Championship: Faraday Future Dragon Team Part 1 -2017/07/22

Formula-e Championship Montréal, Virgin Team Part 1 -2017/07/20

Formula Electric Has A Sponsor, Hydro-Québec, Here's Why -2017/07/12

Formula-e Championship, Venturi Team Part 1- 2017/07/02

Formula-e Championship, A Race For The Future - 2017/06/10

 

Forest Fires

How climate change is increasing the likelyhood of forest fires- 2018/8/30

How forest fires can impact water quality ans drinking water treatment - 2018/9/7

 

G7 Summit Charlevoix, QC 2018

G7: Oceans blueprint and plastics charter need domestic policy and regualtion - 2018/6/12

G7: Council of Canadians seeks to send message that this should be the last summit of its kind - 2018/6/9

G7: Much to talk about as to oceans, seas and coastal commnunities - 2018/6/9

G7: Discussions on coastal health and plastics charter made difficult in current political climate - 2018/6/8

G7: Canada to sign plastics ban at summit - 2018/6/7

G7: Watertoday at the G7 Summit - 2018/6/5

G7: Germany, water-rich with regulations to maintain high quality - 2018/6/5

 

 

Geoengineering

Québec's little known and never used rain making law - 2018/1/29

 

Great Lakes

Great Lakes Protection Initiative receives almost $9 million in funding - 2018/7/2p

Flame Retardants and Plasticizers Found in Great Lakes Sediments - 2017/3/28

Climate of Uncertainty Surrounds Great Lakes Budget Cuts - 2017/3/7

After Decades of Decreases, Mercury Rises in Great Lakes Wildlife - 2017/02/03


Greening Homes

Team-MTL Canada's Sole Entry Into 2018 Solar Decathlon In China - 2017/09/06

 

Greening Government

Walking The Talk Feds, P3 Reno Of Entire Ottawa Area Heating/cooling System Will Spew Way Less GHC -2017/08/31

Feds Tackle Massive Green-up Of 100-year Old National Capital Energy Systems -2017/08/16

Sustainability Experts Weigh in on Greening Federal Buildings - Ottawa - 2017/03/20

Greening the Fed: Canada Looking to Retrofit Existing Government Buildings to Promote Renewable Energy - 2017/03/05


Greening Transportation

Seven new electric vehicle charger stations for Vancouver Island - 2018/8/30

uberÉLECTRIQUE aims to transform urban ride-sharing - 2018/6/29

Flying Cars Could Be Here sooner Than You Think - 2017/12/4

CBC/Radio Canada Announce Reductions in Fleet Emissions And Water Use - 2017/11/29

 

Ground Water

It Takes Thousands of Years to Replace Groundwater, Here's Why - 2017/04/26

Hidden and Mysterious: What We Don't Know About Ground Water - Part 1 - 2017/01/30

Ground Water Withdrawls: How Much Is Too Much Is a Matter of Dynamics - 2017/01/30

 

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Holiday Water Reports

2018

Holiday Water Report 2018 - Monitoring recreational water in Canada - 2018/7/5

Holiday Water Report 2018 - Water in Nova Scotia Parks - 2018/5/31

Holiday Water Report 2018 - Saskatchewan Parks Looking to Provide Safe Drinking Water in all of its Parks - 2018/5/31

Holiday Water Report 2018 - No potable water issues in New Brunswick sixtgeen provincial parks -2018/05/26

Holiday Water Report 2018 - BC Parks on top of drinking water in over 600 provincial parks -2018/05/26

Holiday Water Report 2018 ; Parks Canadda saw record numbers in 2017, looks forward to welcoming families this year -2018/05/24

2017

Holiday Water Report 2017 Ontario Parks, Lodges And Campgrounds -2017/07/18

Holiday Water Report 2017 Ontario Parks, Lodges And Campgrounds -2017/07/18

Holiday Water Report 2017 Alberta Parks, Campgrounds And Lodges - 2017/06/25

Holiday Water Report 2017 British Columbia Camps, Resorts, Lodges And Parks - 2017/06/09

Holiday Water Report 2017 Atlantic Provinces Parks And Campgrounds - 2017/06/05

Holiday Water Report 2017 Quebec Parks, Camps, Lodges And Restaurants - 2017/05/31

Holiday Water Report 2017 British Columbia National Parks - 2017/05/31

Holiday Water Report 2017 Atlantic Canada National Parks - Drinking Water Overview - 2017/05/27

Holiday Water Report 2017 Alberta National Parks - 2017/05/24

Holiday Water Report 2017 Manitoba Camps, Lodges And Resorts - 2017/05/24

Holiday Water Report 2017 Most Nl Provincial Parks Do Not Have Continuous Water Treatment - 2017/05/23

Holiday Water Report 2017 Saskatchewan Camps, Lodges And Parks - 2017/05/20

Holiday Water Report 2017 Drinking Water In New Brunswick Provincial Parks - 2017/05/19

Holiday Water Report 2017 Ontario Provincial Parks - 2017/05/18

Holiday Water Report 2017 Saskatchewan Grasslands and Prince Albert's National Parks - 2017/05/01

Holiday Water Report 2017 Manitoba Riding Mountain and Wapusk National Parks - 2017/04/27

Holiday Water Report 2017 Ontario National Parks - 2017/04/27

Holiday Water Report 2017 Parks Canada Expects 3.2 M Canadians in 2017 - 2017/04/21

 

 

Hurricanes

Frontline Observations From The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season -2017/09/22

 

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International Waters Governance Expert Discusses World Water Day - 2017/03/23

 

Invasive species

Preventing an invasive species from 'musseling' in - 2018/6/19

 

 

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L

Lunenburg To Be Straight Pipe-free By 2023 -2017/07/07

 

Lead

Lead in Drinking Water: Overview of Atlantic Canada School Boards - 2017/11/29

Lead And Copper Found In Drinking Water Of Two Portneuf, Qc Schools - 2017/09/27

Lead Update: The Montréal Situation - 2017/06/27

Private Member Motion Seeks To Define Federal Government Role In Addressing Lead In Drinking Water - 2017/06/06

 

 

Legionella Testing Device

Biotech Firm Creates Onsite DNA Testing For Legionella - 2017/12/4

 

 

Legionnaires Disease

Water Supply Switch Found To Be Cause of Flint Michigan Legionnaires Disease Outbreak - 2018/2/7

M

Minister Carr on Generation Energy - 2017/10/25

Minister Philpott on Health, Education, Water and Discrimination - 2017/10/13

Montréal Port Authority Completes Phase 2 Of Shore Power Project -2017/08/14

 

Marine Biology

New Carnivorous Sponge Detected Off Canada's East Coast - 2017/05/29

 

Medical & Recreational Marijuana

Growing marijuana under Canada's new recreational laws - 2018/9/13

New recreational marijuana laws in the Maritimes - 2018/9/10

Banned Fungicide Found In Licensed Medical Marijuana - 2017/05/08

Federal Government Presents the Cannabis Act, Concerns Persist - 2017/04/21

Potentially Toxic Residue Behind Medical Marijuana Recalls - 2017/04/10

 

Metropolis World Congress 2017

Metropolis 2017 - Montréal Declaration Calls For World Cities To Exercise Leadership - 2017/06/23

Metropolis 2017 Montréal - Pittsburgh's Water Issues - 2017/06/23

Metropolis 2017 Montréal - Cities As Drivers Of Change - 2017/06/22

A Business Guy Talks About Sustainable Cities At Metropoplis Congress In Montréal - 2017/06/21

12th Metropolis World Congress Officially Opens In Montréal - 2017/06/20

 

Mining

Mount Polley Mine: Stay of Private Prosecution, Active Civil Suits, an Estimated $67.4 Million for Rehabilitation - 2017/04/01

Mine's Long-term Water Management Plan, to Allow Effluent Discharge Into Quesnel Lake Until 2022 - 2017/04/21

Crown Seeks to Do Away With Private Prosecution in Wake of Mount Polly Disaster - 2017/03/27

 

Municipal Infrastructure

Montreal wastewater/stormwater infrastructure typical of older large cities - 2018/9/12

Lewisporte, NL: Residents to get improved water services - 2018/7/31

Canadian Government anounces funding for green infrastructure - 2018/8/15

Toronto, ON: New online tools allows Torontonians to view water usage data anytime, anywhere - 2018/7/13

St. John's, NL: Major investments in water wastewater infrastructure improvements - 2018/7/4

388 Québec municipalities call on provincial government for greater protection of drinking water - 2018/3/26

Hard Water Proving To Be Big Problem For City of Saint John, NB - 2018/2/14

Montréal to develop best practices and and technical expertise with new water system training centre, QC - 2018/2/13

BC Initiative Looks to Nature to Solve Infrastructure Issues and Lower Costs - 2018/1/11

Granby is Showing Other Cities the Way to Better Stormwater Management - 2017/12/12

Lunenburg To Be Straight Pipe-free By 2023 -2017/07/07

Tens Of Thousands Of Detroit Residents Have Had Their Water Shut Off In The Wake Of The City's Bankruptcy - 2017/05/08

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Ontario Environment Commissioner Highly Critical of Government Response to Pollution in First Nations Territories - 2018/7/23

 

Oceans

State of the world fisheries report highlights abandoned fishing gear as major problem - 2018/6/26

 

Oil & Chemical Spills

BP reseumes drilling off the coast of Nova Scotia after drilling mud spill - 2018/7/26

BP spills drilling fluid off coast of Nova Scotia - 2018/6/26

Sept-Îles, QC: Iron ore-contaminated water spills into bay - 2018/6/7

Lévis, QC: Liberian tanker not the source of fule leak - 2018/5/11

Lévis, QC: Small fuel leak in St Lawrence River - 2018/4/26

Heiltsuk Nation Outlines Plan For Oil Spill Response in BC's Central Coast - 2017-11-23

Lack of Communications, Training, Resources Hinder Oil Spill Response in Arctic - 2017/11/9

WWF Report Exposes Holes in Northern Spill Plans - 2017/04/11

 

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Persistent Organic Contaminants

Calgon Carbon Leads the Fight Against PFOs in Water - 2018/03/14

 

 

Pesticides

Potentially Toxic Residue Behind Medical Marijuana Recalls - 2017/04/10

Magnetic Spray System Cutting Down on Pesticide Drift - 2017/04/08

Pesticides: Are They Worth It? - a UN Report - 2017/04/04

 

 

Pipelines

Environment Minister comments on Northern Pulp effluent pipeline 2018/7/12

Pictou, NS: Hundreds gather for land and sea rally against Northern Pulp's effluent pipeline -2018/7/6

Antigonish, NS: Citizens protest against Trudeau decision to buy pipeline -2018/06/5

Money Talks Louder Than Nature; Lobbies, Pipelines and Tar Sands -2017/02/26

 

Plastic

Clean up of great Pacific garbage patch to begin in October - 2018/9/13

City of Rotterdam uses plastic to make floating island garden - 2018/8/28

Plastic Whale Company cleaning plastic out of Amsterdam canals - 2018/8/13

Plastic Found on Arctic Ice Floes - 2017/9/30

Tall refreshing glass of plastic? Recent study reveals prevalence of plastic pollution in tap water -2017/9/20

 

 

Politics

Québec Election 2018 - 2018/9/17

Québec Election 2018 - Water security of fundamental importance for Québec solidaire - 2018/9/17

Québec Election 2018 - Parti vert du Québec presenting a greener vision with a focus on water protection - 2018/9/27

Québec Election 2018 - Parti Libéral du Québec, protection of province's water anchored by 12-year strategy - 2018/9/29

Québec Election 2018 - It comes down to the people's decision- 2018/10/1

 

 

Pools

Edmonton, AB: Borden natural swimming pool, first of its kind in Canada - 2018/7/26  

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Q&A

Minister Philpott on Health, Education, Water and Discrimination - 2017/10/13

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Renewable Energy

Making sense of the end of cap and trade in Ontario-2018/7/19

New government program makes solar more affordable for Nova Scotia homes -2018/7/4

Maritime Link completed but overcost and environmental questions remain -2018/7/2

Canadian government makes waves with energy production announcements -2018/6/11

Launch of controversial natural gas storage facility postponed in Stewiacke, NS - 2018/5/10

Antigonish: Nova Scotia Cooperative makes buying solar panels more affordable-2018/5/4

Burlington, Vermont: A city on 100% Renewables, Lessons for Other Major Cities -2018/3/19

Movement Towards Renewable Energy in Nunavik, Québec's North - 2017/12/21

Renewable Energy Projects in Nunavut Slowed by Financial Barriers - 2017/12/13

$2.4 Million Wind Turbine Project in 2018 For Kluane First Nation, Yukon Territory - 2017/12/8

Renewable Energy Opportunities in Remote NWT Communities - 2017/12/5

First Nation in NWT is First Canadian Off Grid Community With Solar Hybrid System - 2017/11/22

Agrobiodiversity Is In Decline, At The Expense Of Our Health And Environment - 2017/10/02

Renewable Energy : Micro Hydro Power Systems - 2017/06/05

Program to Fund Renewable Energy Projects in Canada's North - 2017/03/08

Tackling Energy Poverty With Solar Streetlights in Haiti - 2017/03/01

 

 

Road De-Icing

Beet Juice used as Anti-Icing Agent for Canadian Roads - 2017/12/24

 

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Science

Speak to your audience, an artistic approach to sharing scientific information - 2018/8/17

 

 

Sea Level Rise

Nova Scotia holding public consultation to create legislation that will protect its coastlines - 2018/7/28

Coastal Inhabitants Will Have to Adapt to a Changing Future - 2017/12/11

Floating Cities: Science Fiction or a Solution to Rising Sea Level - 2017-11-18

Sea Level Rise: Billions Possibly Displaced By Mid-Century - 2017/10/10

Rising Sea Levels Threatens A Significant Percentage Of The World Population - 2017/06/05

Fed Sites Provide Info on Preparing for Sea Level Rise in Canada - 2017/03/15

 

Space

Italian Space Agency team presents evidence of subglacial liquid water on Mars - 2018/8/1

 

 

Starting a Business

How Status and Non-Status People Can Start a Business - 2017/12/5

 

Sustainability

How sustainable death practices are making funerals greener - 2018/8/8

Sustainability meets humanitarion work - The reforestation of the Minawao Refugee camp - 2018/5/9

The T'Sou-ke Nation: A Leader in Sustainability - 2017/11/27

 

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Talluruptip Imanga National Marine Conservation Area To Be Canada's Largest Protected Area -2017/08/21

 

Technology

The 'Internet of Things" and Medecine Hat fire hydrants- 2018/6/21

Swarmdiver™Not Just For Military, Can Be Beneficial For Scientific Research - 2018/4/13

Cracking The Code In 3D, Stakeholders In The Columbia Basin Come Together To Talk Open Source Data - 2017/11/15

Smart Cities, Smart Solutions - 2017/11/06

Pay-per-use Makes Sense Fiscally And Environmentally - 2017-10-11

New Algae Detection Tech Being Used On Lake Erie -2017/08/12

New Homegrown Tech Being Used To Refurbish Muskoka Pipes - 2017/08/08

The Cocoon, Biodegradable Incubator Helps Trees Grow With Little Water -2017/07/19

SWOT Satellite Mission to Foster Greater Understanding of Earth's Surface Water and Ultimately Save Lives - 2017/02/24

Flying Cars Are Here! Welcome to the Future - 2017/02/20

 

Titanic

Titanic survey postponed to June 2019 2018/1/30

Newfoundland Company Will Be First to Take 4K Images of Titanic - 2018/1/30


Toxins

Banned Fungicide Found In Licensed Medical Marijuana - 2017/05/08

After Decades of Decreases, Mercury Rises in Great Lakes Wildlife - 2017/02/03

Ontario Working With Chief, Feds to Fix Grassy Narrows Mercury Contamination - 2017/01/24


Trans-boundary Water

Negotiating the Modernization of the Columbia River Treaty - 2018/1/19

 

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USACE Plan To Prevent Asian Carp From Spreading Through Brandon Road Lock And Dam - 2017/08/15

Unicef Promoting Sound Strategies to Combat Global Water Stress - 2017/03/22

 

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Wastewater

Over 8 million gallons of untreated wastewater released into lower Niagara River - 2018/9/2

Lunenburg, NS threatened by ongoing fecal bacteria problem in harbour - 2018/7/23

Hamilton, ON: Malfucntion causes sewage to leak in Chedoke Creek - 2018/7/20

Fiften years of lobbying and 'flushability' still not standardized - 2018/6/20

Waterloo U Project Looking to Make Small Wastewater Plants More Environmentally Sustainable - 2017/11/02

International Focus: Unicef Discusses Syrian Refugee Water Woes - 2017/03/01

A Close Look at Flushability Standards - (or the Lack Thereof) - 2017/02/08

 

Water Use

Water Use in Car Manufacturing: Over 100 Million Cubic Metres Used by Major Companies - 2017/04/15

Accounting for Decreased Water Consumption in Canadian Households - 2017/03/29

Canadian Crop Irrigation - 2017/02/30

Canadians Inching Their Way to Water Conservation - 2017/02/29

The Time for Reform Is Now the Need for a National Water Agency in Canada - 2017/01/12

 

Water Regulation

Alberta Environment and Parks Attempts to Clear up Water Applications Backlog at Expense of Unknowing Ranchers - 2018/2/28

Changes Are Coming to Fisheries Act - 2018/2/24

The PEI Water Act - A Mixed Bag - 2017/12/6

 

Water Resources

Winnipeg hosting annual Western Canada Water Conference 2018/6/5

Ninth Annual Water Summit starts in mid-June in Vancouver 2018/5/22

 

Water Security

Common Patterns of Discrimination Regarding Access to Water and Sanitation Around the World - 2017/10/12

Ransomware: Water Treatment Plants Could Be At Risk -2017/05/17

 

Watersheds

Forming advisory group a priority for Muskoka Watershed Conservation Initiative- 2018/9/4

Muskoka Lakes Watershed receives $5 million investment from Ontario Government for watershed management initiative- 2018/8/27

WWF-Canada Calls On Feds For Leadership In Watershed Monitoring - 2017/06/13

Toronto Water Docs Festival Opener Features the Peel, One of the Last Intact Watersheds in North America - 2017/02/28

 

 

Water Use

Water Use in Car Manufacturing: Over 100 Million Cubic Metres Used by Major Companies - 2017/04/15

Accounting for Decreased Water Consumption in Canadian Households - 2017/03/29

Canadian Crop Irrigation - 2017/02/30

Canadians Inching Their Way to Water Conservation - 2017/02/29

The Time for Reform Is Now the Need for a National Water Agency in Canada - 2017/01/12

 

Well Water

Rocky Mountain, AB: Keeping well water safe focus of workshops - 2018/5/15

 

 

Wetlands

Québec First Province To Adopt Wetlands Conservation Act - 2017/07/23

 

Wildlife

Half of Canada's wildlife are in decline: Living Plante Report - 2017/9/21

After Decades of Decreases, Mercury Rises in Great Lakes Wildlife - 2017/02/03

 

Wind Energy

Beaubassin Mi'kmaq Wind Management an Example For Off Grid First Nations Communities in Canada's North - 2017/11/14

New Technology and Government Program Make Strong Case for Wind Power - 2017/11/11

Village of Baddeck First in Victoria County to Have Wind Turbine, NS - 2017/11/09

Wind Energy in Canada: A Possible Solution for Remote Northern Communities - 2017/09/27

Wind Turbine Construction Possibly Behind Well Contamination -2017/08/25

 

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Year End Water Advisory Review

National Overview: Water Advisory Year End Review 2017: 2016-2017 Comparative - 2018/1/1

Newfoundland and Labrador: Water Advisory Year End Review 2017: Third in Canada, First in Maritimes -2018/1/1

Nova Scotia: Water Advisory Year End Review 2017: Nova Scotia, Canada's Ocean Playground Ranks Fifth in Country, Second in Region - 2018/1/1

New Brunswick: Water Advisory year End Review 2017: New Brunswick: Advisory Numbers Up This Year, Province Still Maintains Lowest Reported Numbers in Canada - 2018/1/1

Québec: Water Advisory Year End Review 2017: Qué, Fourth Most Advisories in Canada in 2017, Down From Second in 2016 - 2018/1/1

Ontario: Water Advisory Year End Review 2017: Ontario Maintains Sixth Position in 2017 - 2018/1/1

Manitoba: Water Advisory Year End Review 2017: Manitoba Maintains Seventh Position - 2018/1/1

Saskatchewan: Water Advisory Year End Review 2017: Saskatchewan, Most Water Advisories in Canada - 2018/1/1

Alberta: Water Advisory Year End Review 2017: Alberta, Relatively Few Water Advisories - 2018/1/1

British Columbia: Water Advisory Year End Review 2017: British Columbia, Second Most Water Advisories in the Country - 2018/1/1

The North: Water Advisory Year End Review 2017: The North - 2018/1/1

 

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