- WaterShed Monitoring Receives $25,000 Through Quebec Economic Development Program
This week, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism announced that the company WaterShed Monitoring is obtaining $25,000 in financial support. The funds will be used for marketing its computer solutions that enable the acquisition, management, and communication of water-related data from source waters, including surface and groundwater. The financial assistance is […]
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- Water Dialogues Podcast Launched to Give Voice to Indigenous Canadians on Water Issues
Many Indigenous communities in Canada face significant water-related disparities including long-standing boil water advisories, environmental pollution, and repeated states of emergency due to flooding. In response to these challenges, an interdisciplinary team of women from four Universities—University of Guelph, Queen’s University, Dalhousie University, and Cape Breton University—recently launched the “Water Dialogues” podcast, aimed at creating […]
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- What are the Key Areas of Disruptive Technology and Innovation in Water Sector?
Disruptive technologies can take many forms. They can be expressions of new ways to harness or use less energy, the proliferation of sensors, or the side effect of creating tremendous economies of scale in manufacturing. In the water sector, global pressures to use water more wisely are providing new market demands for transformative technologies. We asked […]
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- Water gives women more time
Access to safe water doesn't just provide women with one of life's necessities; it can unlock the possibility of a whole new life.
- Water lets Rupali use her talents
Rupali’s new tubewell gives her safe water, and more time to weave traditional Eri clothing.
- Beauty Begun and her Stepdaughter
When Beauty Begun got married, her husband Manu gave her two wedding gifts: water and a stepdaughter.
- The Stream, May 27: Illegal Gold Mining Pollutes Peru Rivers, Triggers State of Emergency
The Global Rundown Thousands of people in Peru may be affected by mercury contamination caused by illegal gold mining, prompting the government to declare a state of emergency. Demonstrators in Ecuador’s largest city are protesting slow progress on cleaning up water pollution and improving water access. The severe drought in India could encourage the growth […]
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- The Stream, May 26: Queensland Eyes Farm Runoff Limits To Improve Great Barrier Reef Water Quality
The Global Rundown Queensland should place limits on the amount of fertilizer, sediments, and other pollutants that can be released from farms in order to reduce pressure on the Great Barrier Reef, according to a science task force. Experts at the United Nations urged governments to consider policies that would curb demand for meat on […]
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