Water

Professor William D. Taylor Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

The International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) honoured William D. Taylor on Tuesday with its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. Presented at IAGLR’s 61st Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research, the award recognizes important and continued contributions to the field of Great Lak ...

Watermain Extension Project for Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation

Work is underway on an 800-metre watermain extension project in the community of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation, located approximately 10 kilometres east of Belleville, Ontario. Announced by Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Chief Don Maracle of the Mohawks of the B ...

Canada and Manitoba Announce $540M Flood Management Infrastructure

Yesterday, the governments of Canada and Manitoba announced that they will cost share up to $540 million in new flood management infrastructure for the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin outlet channels. The announcement was made by Brian Pallister, Premier of Manitoba, and Jim Carr, Minister ...

TransAqua Signs Service Agreement with Three N.B. Communities

TransAqua, the Cities of Moncton and Dieppe, and the Town of Riverview in New Brunswick have signed a Service Agreement, the first of its kind in the region. The Agreement defines the operating relationship between TransAqua and the TriCommunities and recognizes the collective interest in the advan ...

New Report: Only 14 Per Cent of the U.S. Water Workforce is Female

A new report from the Brookings Institution, which looks at the U.S. water sector, has generated a detailed and data-driven look at careers therein, finding that while there are looming shortages and a need for diversity in the water workforce, these jobs provide tremendous economic opportunity. Re ...

Water Filtration Cleantech Receives Indigenous Services Canada Contract

On Friday, the Government of Canada’s Build in Canada Innovation Program announced that it would invest in a Sudbury-based water filtration technology. Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, made the announcement that Activated White Ltd. of Sudbury, Ontario, received a $104,075 c ...

EMAGIN Takes Home Best Market Strategy Award at BlueTech Forum

Ontario-based EMAGIN was selected as the winner in the Best Market Strategy award category at the BlueTech Forum, which took place in Vancouver, British Columbia from June 6–7. The BlueTech Forum is a “boutique industry event which brings together the world’s leading water technology companie ...

List of Waste-to-Energy Stocks

Waste-to-energy stocks are publicly traded companies whose business involves using municipal or other waste as a feedstock to create fuel or electricity.  Organic matter and plastics in a waste stream can be converted to fuel and/or electricity chemically, by means of pyrolysis, biologically such ...

Watson Lake, Yukon Receives Over $2M for Lagoon Upgrades

Canada and Yukon have committed to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Northern Canadians have access to modern, reliable water and wastewater services. Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, and John Streicker, Yukon Minister of Community Services, announced funding for up ...

Funding Helps Support Bank Stabilization of the Bécancour River

The joint federal‒provincial funding program, Small Communities Fund, will support bank stabilization of the Bécancour River in the Municipality of Lyster. Announced by Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and André Fortin, Minister of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and ...