Water

Southwestern Nova Scotia Struggles with Water Shortages

The Government of Nova Scotia is helping residents affected by the water shortages in the southwest of the province. The Emergency Management Office has been working with the municipalities of Argyle, Barrington, and Yarmouth for several months to make sure residents with dry wells have access to d ...

Ostara to Provide City of Atlanta with Nutrient Recovery Facility

Vancouver-based Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies, Inc. has announced its partnership with the City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management to install and operate a nutrient recovery facility at the R.M. Clayton Water Reclamation Center (WRC), delivered under a design-build agreement and ...

New Era of Water Quality Data with Blockchain Integrated DataStream

Yesterday, The Gordon Foundation, World Wildlife Fund Canada, the Atlantic Water Network, and Royal Bank of Canada presented the blockchain integrated Atlantic DataStream, a major step forward in delivering a common and secure platform for water quality data sharing. “Atlantic DataStream is the m ...

Rainmaker Worldwide Announces Shipment of Water-to-Water Unit

Peterborough, Ontario’s Rainmaker Worldwide today announced that it has shipped its initial Water-to-Water unit, valued at $100,000 USD, to its distributor in Jamaica. Drops Jamaica, the exclusive distributor of Rainmaker Worldwide products, has an extensive presence in Ocho Rios and has develope ...

Rapid Deoxygenation of Coastal Waters Impacts St. Lawrence Seaway

The Gulf of St. Lawrence has warmed and lost oxygen faster than almost anywhere else in the global oceans, impacting oxygen levels in the St. Lawrence Seaway, according to new research. The new study led by the University of Washington, Rapid coastal deoxygenation due to ocean circulation shift in ...

EOCP Joins Operators Without Borders as Founding Partner

B.C.’s the Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) has joined Operators Without Borders as a founding partner. At its inaugural tradeshow and conference, the EOCP announced its support for Operators Without Borders. As part of the launch, a lunchtime presentation was made that result ...

Urgent Action on Green Infrastructure Can Reduce Economic Risk

A new Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) report urges communities to consider green infrastructure to limit their flood risk. IBC collaborated with the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) in this latest insurance indus ...

Major New Aquaculture Project Launches in Newfoundland and Labrador

Last Friday in Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador, representatives from Grieg NL officially launched the company’s $250-million aquaculture project in Placentia Bay with support from both the provincial and federal governments. The launch followed the project’s release from a comprehensive en ...

Expanded Access to Water Management for Livestock Producers in MB

The Government of Manitoba has acted to help livestock producers who have been affected by dry conditions across, broadening the scope of provincial support for water management practices and equipment. “Manitoba Agriculture supports our livestock sector across the province, and we recognize that ...

Saint John Bolsters Stormwater Management, Plants Trees & Shrubs

Three neighbourhoods in Saint John, New Brunswick will increase their numbers of trees and shrubs to help manage stormwater. Saint John and the non-profit, environmental consultant ACAP Saint John are partners behind the planting. The city was the recipient of a $20,000 Environmental Trust Fund Gra ...