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Rich Coleman’s ‘world-class’ fracking standards lag far behind those in Europe and the U.S.

Jul 22, 2014 0 Comments

‘World-class’ is a meaningless phrase babbled by B.C. politicians By Stephen Hume, Vancouver Sun columnist, July 16, 2014. The University of Victoria’s Environmental Law Centre recently urged improving....

Dry California plans to fine water-wasters

Jul 16, 2014 0 Comments

BY DON THOMPSON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JULY 16, 2014 In one of the most drastic responses yet to California's drought, state regulators on Tuesday will consider fines up....

Tapping In

Jul 09, 2014 0 Comments

Are municipal bans on bottled water effective in driving sustainable behaviours around drinking water?  Posted on July 7, 2014 Written by Ashlee Jollymore  Depending on where you are, it may....

North Idaho prepares for water wars

Jul 09, 2014 0 Comments

Out-of-state demand growing for North Idaho water By JEFF SELLE/jselle@cdapress.com  COEUR d'ALENE - It's a complicated process, but an important one when it comes to protecting individual water rights....

Manitoba Expands Fight Against Zebra Mussels

Jun 25, 2014 0 Comments

Posted on June 23, 2014: Water Canada  Manitoba has completed a number of important steps in the fight against an influx of zebra mussels on Lake Winnipeg,....

Fracking waste water being injected into old wells in northeastern B.C.

Jun 16, 2014 0 Comments

Toxic waste water equal in volume to 24 World Trade Center towers has been injected into a single 46-year-old natural gas well in northeastern British Columbia,....

Guidance for Issuing and Rescinding Boil Water Advisories – Health Canada Consultation

May 28, 2014 0 Comments

Consultation period ends June 16, 2014: Draft Guidance Document The Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Drinking Water (CDW) has assessed the available information on issuing and rescinding boil water....

Daphne Bramham: How dry we are — and how wasteful

May 08, 2014 2 Comments

Desert cities like Las Vegas are facing some hard questions, and we’re not much help BY DAPHNE BRAMHAM, VANCOUVER SUN There’s a kind of apocalyptic madness in the....