Water

Climb a Mountain, Beat The Market: What The Mountaineers "Essential 10 Checklist" Can Teach You About Investing

The mountaineers “Essential 10 Checklist” is seared into the memory of every serious hiker and climber. Why? Because it may literally determine life or death. Similarly, every investor's financial life or death is determined by what I am calling the “Investors Essential 10 Checklist”. ...

New Guide Provides Insights into Watershed Governance in B.C.

A new guide is now available for local groups, collaborative organizations, and Indigenous and Crown governments in British Columbia (B.C.) seeking to better understand watershed governance. The Handbook for Water Champions: Strengthening Decision-Making and Collaboration for Healthy Watersheds was ...

Canada and U.S. Release Progress Report on GLWQA Commitments

A new report that documents the progress made by Canada and United States between 2017 and 2019 in meeting commitments under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) is now available. The report was released on June 13, 2019 by Canada’s minister of environment and climate change, Catherine ...

Downpours More Frequent with Global Warming, According to Study

The frequency of heavy downpours has increased across the globe over the past 50 years, according to research led by the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan (USask). The study, which was published in the journal Water Resources Research, found that the number of ex ...

New Study Shows Legacy of DDT in Lake Ecosystems

The pesticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) persists in remote lakes at concerning levels half a century after it was banned, according to the findings of a study undertaken by a multi-university research team. “The lesson from our study is that pesticide use can result in persistent and ...

Oceanfront View On The Wave Industry

by Debra Fiakas, CFA Renewable energy developer Eco Wave Power Ltd. is reportedly planning a public offering of its common stock in Sweden.  From its base in Israel, the company has developed proprietary technology to capture the energy in ocean waves and turn it into electricity.  Eco Wave h ...

Walter Marlowe Joins WEF as Executive Director

Image Credit: WEFWalter Marlowe will join the Water Environment Federation (WEF) as its new executive director on September 9, 2019. Marlowe brings extensive, high level experience in the areas of civil engineering, construction, certification, and science to the WEF position. This includes a tenur ...

New White Paper Provides Actionable Insights to Help Utilities Accelerate Adoption of Digital Solutions

A new white paper provides utility decision makers with actionable learnings to accelerate their adoption of digital solutions and address critical water challenges. The paper also introduces the Digital Water Adoption Curve, a new tool developed to help utilities assess their digital maturity and ...

Newterra Joins with StormwateRx, Offering Expanded Water Solutions

Ontario’s Newterra Group Ltd. has announced that StormwateRx LLC (StormwateRx) has joined the company effective June 10, 2019. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, StormwateRx designs, manufactures, installs, and maintains stormwater treatment systems for a growing number of customers worldwide. Wi ...

Feds Partner on Montreal Stormwater and Wastewater Infrastructure

Yesterday, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montréal, announced funding for two projects to increase the stormwater and wastewater management capacity of Montréal’s municipal structures. The investment is intended to address ...