- April 28-30, 2014: CANECT 2014
Where: Mississauga, ON Organization: Envirogate Event Management Inc. Website: http://www.envirogate.ca/canect/
- SaskWater Delivers 2013 Annual Report
SaskWater—a Crown corporation owned by the Government of Saskatchewan that supplies municipalities, industries, and farms with water and wastewater services—tabled its 2013 Annual Report in the Saskatchewan Legislature on April 9. The corporation reported a net income of $3.5 million for 2013, and has been named one of the province’s Top 100 Companies by Saskatchewan […]
- New Brunswick Town Receives Funding for Well Replacement
The Town of Bouctouche, New Brunswick, will receive $2.65 million from the provincial and federal governments toward two infrastructure projects, including $2.3 million that will go to municipal water system improvements. “This work will provide a good source of drinking water for the people of Bouctouche for decades to come,” said Mayor Aldéo Saulnier. “I […]
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- A Simple Dream
For this couple, daydreams about what they could do if they had access to water were things they discussed often. Read more about how they achieved safe water at home.
After struggling to get access to one of life’s most basic needs, Selvi feels her life is better. Learn how access to safe water changed this woman’s life.
- Water Day: A Collection
Recently Water.org shared stories from Kenya through the eye of a lens, a camera lens. Many followed along on Water Day 2014 as our team captured the raw essence of the lives and culture of those we serve. Enjoy this collection of photographs and stories.
- The Stream, April 15: El Niño Predicted for Mid-Year, Bringing Extreme Weather
Weather and Water An El Niño weather pattern, in which surface water in the Pacific Ocean near the equator warms, is likely to develop this summer, according to the World Meteorological Organization and other prominent weather agencies, AlertNet reported. El Niño conditions are known for influencing extreme weather around the globe, such as flooding in […]
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- The Stream, April 14: Crowdsourcing Data to Map China’s Water Quality
China A startup program in China, initiated by the company behind the Taobao Marketplace, seeks to create a map of water quality across the country by allowing residents to purchase water quality testing kits and upload the results with their smartphones, Bloomberg News reported. The results will be aggregated in a map that the company’s […]
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- Federal Water Tap, April 14: Energy Company Plans $2 Billion Natural Gas Pipeline in Pennsylvania
The American shale gas boom is more than drilling pads and fracking fluids. New pipelines are sprouting as well. Williams Partners offers the latest entry in the race to funnel new supplies to market. The Tulsa, Oklahoma-based pipeline giant notified federal regulators earlier this month that it wants to begin field surveys for the $US […]