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Special report: Leaking oil and gas wells across Canada ‘a threat to the environment and public safety’

Feb 08, 2015 0 Comments

Energy firms are boring another 10,000 wells a year as controversial fracking operations in Western Canada extend their reach BY MARGARET MUNRO, POSTMEDIA NEWS  Serge Fortier has been....

AWWA announces changes to commonly used standards

Jan 30, 2015 0 Comments

IMPORTANT OVERHAUL OF WIDELY USED STANDARD  The revision (ANSI/AWWA C651-14) is the result of multiple years of review, research, and discussion by the committee. The update also takes into....

Show us the money on water quality

Jan 28, 2015 0 Comments

Castanet, January 27, 2015 Water advisories are so frequent in the Okanagan since Interior Health raised its drinking water standards a few years ago, they have become....

Working Together to Prevent Aquatic Invasive Species

Jan 14, 2015 0 Comments

Columbia Basin Trust, January 8, 2015 Four invasive species committees and Columbia Basin Trust have come together with the goal to develop one cohesive strategy and implementation....

The facts: Zebra and Quagga Mussels

Dec 19, 2014 1 Comments

Invasive Species Council of BC  Species: Dreissena polymorpha & Dreissena bugensis Zebra (Dreissena polymorpha) and quagga mussels (Dreissena rostriformis bugensis) are fingernail-sized, freshwater mollusks that can easily attach....

New regulations to protect Canadian lakes and waterways

Dec 10, 2014 0 Comments

December 7, 2014 - Oliver Daily News Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Gail Shea has announced new proposed Invasive Species Regulations that create new regulatory tools that....

Manitoba Introduces Proposed New Legislation to Stop Spread of Zebra Mussels

Dec 10, 2014 0 Comments

December 4, 2014: Water Canada  The Manitoban government has introduced a proposed piece of new legislation in an effort to control the spread of aquatic invasive species....

Mount Polley tailings spill effects could last for decades

Sep 24, 2014 0 Comments

Mark Hume, Vancouver - Globe and Mail  Next spring, the sockeye eggs that are now being laid in spawning beds throughout the Fraser River system will hatch....