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Water treatment plant connections result in lifting of drinking water advisories

Five long-term drinking water advisories have been lifted in Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation following connections made to their water treatment plant.

Niagara MP calls for government to adopt water agency to address all water issues

Niagara Centre MP Vance Badawey suggests a Canadian water agency would better serve the country’s overall water issues with a forward approach.

Lack of access to infrastructure not an excuse for Indigenous water advisories: consultant

Indigenous consultant and educator Lorena Garvey addressed the importance of water last week during a virtual presentation to coincide with World Water Day.

Reynolds, Lively make notable donation to charity promoting water training careers

Married celebrity couple Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have donated $500,000 to Canadian charity Water First Education & Training Inc. to provide resources for more young Indigenous adults to become water treatment plant operators and environmental water science technicians.

There’s a good reason Edmonton’s drinking water smells like a ‘wave pool’

Melting snow running into the North Saskatchewan River, carrying with it decomposing vegetation, sediment and other organic matter, has led to an odd smell in the city’s drinking water.
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Groundwater crisis

Time for action is now to prevent a groundwater crisis

Depletion of aquifers can not only result in lack of water supply and land subsidence – both damaging to communities and infrastructure – but also damage to complex groundwater systems, ecosystems and our ability to recharge sources. » Read more
Water quality

Water quality engineer shares his passion for his work and drive to keep city’s water safe

The water quality engineer at the Britannia Water Purification Plant is nearing retirement but wishes to share his passion and knowledge with others to ensure the city’s water supply remains safe. » Read more

BCGWA trade show, convention & AGM

April 7-9, 2022
Location: Penticton, BC
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