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April 18, 2019

Manganese standard issued by WQA and Health Canada

The Water Quality Association, in collaboration with Health Canada and the Standards Council of Canada, has produced a standard that will allow manufacturers to test and certify their products for health-based manganese removal claims.

Apartment owners protest switch to municipal water in Rothesay, N.B.

Owners of apartment buildings that use well water in Rothesay, N.B., are protesting a bylaw the town recently passed requiring all apartment buildings to hook up to the municipal water system. Global News reports.

First Nation in Yukon tests new machines to pull water from air

An atmospheric water generator created by a Calgary company is being used by the Liard First Nation in Yukon to gather moisture from the air like a dehumidifier, then purify it for drinking by using UV light. CBC News reports.

Research team reveals Karst cave details near Kamloops, B.C.

A recently found cave in Wells Gray Provincial Park has the potential to yield scientific discoveries and be a marketing boon in the surrounding community, according to geologists exploring it. Kamloops This Week reports.

PFAS found at Windsor-Detroit bridge site on Detroit side

Multiple samples of PFAS have been reported in soil and ground water on the Detroit side of the Gordie Howe International Bridge, a joint project between Windsor, Ont., and Detroit. reports.
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Drilling field trip for students helps bridge gap

Students in the environmental science program at the University of Windsor learned about water-well drilling on a field trip led by Johnny Wilson of J.B. Wilson and Son Well Drilling in Springfield, Ont. » Learn more
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Top 10 Under 40: Kamal Singh

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