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Water wars with U.S. on horizon, envoy says

Feb 26, 2014 0 Comments

Pipeline debate to 'look silly' in comparison William Marsden, Postmedia News Published: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Canada must prepare for diplomatic water wars with the U.S., as demand on both....

Okanagan Basin Water Board Fighting Against Invasive Mussels

Feb 12, 2014 0 Comments

Water Canada - Posted on February 10, 2014   The Okanagan Basin Water Board is raising awareness to stop an infestation of invasive zebra and quagga mussels from reaching....

Severe Weather Makes 2013 Most Costly Year for Insurers

Feb 12, 2014 0 Comments

Water Canada - Posted on January 23, 2014  The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has announced severe weather caused damages of $3.2 billion for the year of....

The unprecedented water crisis of the American Southwest

Feb 05, 2014 0 Comments

A prolonged drought has sapped the once-vigorous Colorado River, threatening the water supply of millions By Frances Weaver | February 1, 2014  Why is the Colorado so important? It's the lifeline of....

Canadian regulator asks for fracking fluid info

Feb 05, 2014 0 Comments

Feb. 5, 2014, UPI  CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The National Energy Board in Canada is asking energy companies to submit information about hydraulic fracturing fluid 30....

Acid rock drainage from Okanagan highway threatens ‘world’s richest’ trout stream

Jan 14, 2014 1 Comments

BY LARRY PYNN, VANCOUVER SUN JANUARY 5, 2014 Dignitaries described the $225-million Okanagan Connector, Highway 97C, as an important new conduit for commercial and industrial activity when it....

What’s Driving Chaotic Dismantling of Canada’s Science Libraries?

Jan 10, 2014 0 Comments

Scientists reject Harper gov't claims vital material is being saved digitally. By Andrew Nikiforuk, 23 Dec 2013, TheTyee.ca  Scientists say the closure of some of the world's finest fishery,....

Hormone-disrupting chemicals found in water at fracking sites

Jan 03, 2014 1 Comments

By Neela Banerjee, December 16, 2013 Water samples collected at Colorado sites where hydraulic fracturing was used to extract natural gas show the presence of chemicals that have....