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1406, 2018

Singapore International Water Week Scholarships Awarded to Canadian Water Leaders

By |juin 14th, 2018|Categories: Nouvelles, News Releases|0 Comments

Canadian Water Network, in partnership with PUB — Singapore’s national water agency — is pleased to announce the recipients of a scholarship promoting international exchange, valued at $5,700. Three Canadian municipal water leaders have been selected to join a North American delegation to Singapore International Water Week: Susheel Arora, Director of Wastewater and Stormwater Services, Halifax Water, oversees the utility’s wastewater [...]

105, 2018

Expert Panel Presents a Blueprint for Action on Contaminants in Wastewater

By |mai 1st, 2018|Categories: Non classé|0 Comments

In October 2017, Canadian Water Network, with financial backing from Environment and Climate Change Canada, appointed an expert panel to conduct a national review of contaminants in municipal wastewater. The panel’s findings are now available in a new report, Canada’s Challenges and Opportunities to Address Contaminants in Wastewater, which will be presented to municipal water leaders at Blue Cities 2018. [...]

2203, 2018

Canadians will need to spend more on water to maintain high quality systems

By |mars 22nd, 2018|Categories: Non classé|0 Comments

A new report by Canadian Water Network (CWN) highlights the mounting financial pressures facing Canadian water utilities. Balancing the Books: Financial Sustainability for Canadian Water Systems acknowledges the widening gap between customer expectations and water system revenue to fully recover costs, and provides customizable approaches for municipalities to achieve sustainable water systems for the long term. The report found [...]

1210, 2017

Canadian Water Network to lead a national project on contaminants in wastewater

By |octobre 12th, 2017|Categories: Non classé|0 Comments

As the list of chemicals we generate as a society grows and expands, many find their way into wastewater and ultimately into our natural ecosystems. Some of these substances are contaminants that can be harmful to human health, fish and wildlife, and to Canada’s waterways. To put into clearer context the ability and opportunities to deal with wastewater contaminants [...]

1407, 2016

Infrastructure roundtable recommendations for future-ready water systems across Canada

By |juillet 14th, 2016|Categories: Nouvelles|0 Comments

"Canadians know that water is one of our most precious resources and they recognize that real action is required to protect our water infrastructure for today and the future,” says the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. “This is why the Government of Canada has committed $2 billion through the recently announced Clean Water Wastewater Fund for [...]

1605, 2016

Canadian Water Network Hosts Municipal Water Infrastructure Roundtable and Blue Cities Conference

By |mai 16th, 2016|Categories: Nouvelles, News Releases|0 Comments

With a dramatic increase in wildfires, flooding and drought, cities need to adapt their approaches to water management. The World Economic Forum ranked water crises as the top global risk of highest concern for the next ten years. As extreme weather and urbanization continue, the world must adjust to a ‘new normal.’ At Canadian Water Network, we believe Canada [...]

2502, 2016

CWN-funded Researchers Named Canada Research Chairs

By |février 25th, 2016|Categories: Nouvelles|0 Comments

The Government of Canada recently announced a total of 305 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs, representing a $260-million investment in the Canada Research Chairs Program. “I’d like to extend my sincere congratulations to the latest new and renewed Canada Research Chairs. The Government of Canada is proud to support these elite researchers who improve our depth of knowledge, [...]

610, 2015

New report advances the discussion around hydraulic fracturing and water issues in Canada

By |octobre 6th, 2015|Categories: Nouvelles, News Releases|0 Comments

October 6, Waterloo, ON – Central to the vast majority of conversations about hydraulic fracturing is the issue of water – its use, its management and protection, and its ecological, social and economic importance. There are many unknowns, but this is a fast-paced and important area in which decisions being made should hinge upon scientific knowledge. A new report, Water and Hydraulic [...]

2108, 2015

Congratulations to Katherine Balpataky, new editor at Water Canada

By |août 21st, 2015|Categories: Non classé|0 Comments

We would like to congratulate CWN’s Katherine Balpataky as she transitions into her new role as Editor of Water Canada magazine. Although she will be missed here in our office, we are thrilled that she will remain within the Canadian water scene and in particular, that she will be a central part of the strong team at Water Canada. [...]

1105, 2015

Time to Apply Leading Water Knowledge for Canada’s Success

By |mai 11th, 2015|Categories: Nouvelles|0 Comments

Opinion editorial submitted to The Hill Times Online. View the piece on The Hill Times website.  Author: Bernadette Conant, Executive Director, Canadian Water Network Most of us working in the water industry would agree that Canada should work towards a position of global leadership in water management. Those outside of the water industry would recognize, at the very least, [...]

1003, 2015

Securing Canada’s Future Through Sustainable Water Strategies

By |mars 10th, 2015|Categories: News Releases|0 Comments

OTTAWA, March 10, 2015 - Knowledge is power, but success in managing Canada's water resources is about more than just delivering relevant research. It is about asking the right questions and connecting the right people to ensure that research leads to positive results. This year, Canadian Water Network's Connecting Water Resources 2015: From Knowledge to Action (CWR) conference (March [...]

1809, 2014

Inaugural Canadian Municipal Water Priorities Report Addresses the Evolving Water Landscape

By |septembre 18th, 2014|Categories: Non classé|0 Comments

Inaugural Canadian Municipal Water Priorities Report Addresses the Evolving Water Landscape Water management leaders across Canada join forces to define nationwide challenges and opportunities    September 18, Waterloo, ON – Water is the common thread that links our economy, our ecosystems, and the health of our communities. In 2014, Canadian Water Network’s (CWN) Canadian Municipal Water Consortium Leadership Group [...]

2508, 2014

How do Wildfires Impact our Drinking Water? Group of leading experts sheds light

By |août 25th, 2014|Categories: Non classé|0 Comments

Waterloo, ON (August 25, 2014) – In recent decades, wildfires of unprecedented magnitude and severity have increased in frequency, raising concerns about impacts on local natural resources such as water.  Canadian Water Network (CWN) and the Water Research Foundation (WRF) recently released a new report that offers a comprehensive look at the state of knowledge around this subject and [...]

1206, 2014

New Book ‘Ensuring Safe Drinking Water’

By |juin 12th, 2014|Categories: Non classé|0 Comments

In 2009, CWN identified the challenge of providing safe drinking water as a crucial focus within our Canadian Municipal Water Consortium. At that time, an international expert panel was assembled to collaborate with a steering committee of municipal water providers and drinking water regulators.  Stemming from this focus area, a report, Managing Uncertainty in the Provision of safe Drinking [...]

606, 2014

Southern Rockies Watershed Project Receives Prestigious Emerald Award

By |juin 6th, 2014|Categories: Non classé|0 Comments

The Southern Rockies Watershed Project, a University of Alberta project funded in part by Canadian Water Network, was recently awarded the prestigious Emerald Award in the "Water" category. The Emerald Awards, developed by the Alberta Emerald Foundation, recognize, celebrate, and inspire environmental excellence in Alberta. The Southern Rockies Watershed Project is the largest and longest running forest hydrology research [...]

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