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Moss that can remove arsenic from drinking water discovered

A moss capable of removing arsenic from contaminated water has been discovered by researchers from Stockholm University. And it happens quickly - in just one hour, the arsenic level is so low that the water is no longer harmful for people to drink.

Aging infrastructure top water risk, Canadian study says

Risks associated with Canada’s water supply are becoming more and more complex, uncertain and ambiguous, and require new strategies, suggests a study from the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association, Public Safety Canada and Dalhousie University.

Testing finds contaminated wells near Michigan airport

Testing of private drinking wells near a western Michigan airport has found chemical contaminants after a report identified the airport’s extensive use of toxic firefighting foam. The Detroit News reports.
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STS Edge telemetry system has alarm capabilities

The Solinst STS Edge Telemetry System lets users monitor high- or low-level water conditions with alarm notification capabilities. » Learn more

QED ground water sampling pump tested PFC-free

QED Environmental Systems’ Sample Pro portable pump, the first pump developed specifically to deliver low-flow sampling to sites requiring portable pumps, has been tested to be free of PFC, a ground water contaminant. » Learn more

AEFQ congrès annuel

April 20-21, 2018
Location: Quebec City, Que.
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NSGWA Annual Awards and Meeting

May 12, 2018
Location: Bedford, N.S.
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