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Singapore International Water Week Scholarships Awarded to Canadian Water Leaders

Canadian Water Network, in partnership with PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, is pleased to announce the Canadian recipients of a scholarship promoting international exchange at Singapore International Water Week.
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Expert Panel Presents a Blueprint for Action on Contaminants in Wastewater

In 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, which will be presented to water utility leaders at Blue Cities 2018.

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

A new report by Canadian Water Network highlights the mounting financial pressures facing our 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 opportunities to increase sustainability.

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

To put into clearer context the ability and opportunities to deal with wastewater contaminants in Canada, Canadian Water Network will lead a national review of known and emerging contaminants in municipal wastewater and our options to deal with them. This work is being supported by a $400,000 contribution agreement from Environment and Climate Change Canada.

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Infrastructure roundtable recommendations for future-ready water systems across Canada

"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

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

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,

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University of Calgary Researcher Awarded CFI Funds

A research project co-led by University of Calgary Geography professor Dr. Scott Jasechko, has recently been selected to receive funding through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

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2016 budget highlights importance of water, science and environment

The government’s 2016 Federal budget places a strong emphasis on water and wastewater investments, including improvements to water infrastructure in First Nations communities, as well as green infrastructure. The government’s commitment to supporting science-based institutions, long-term innovation capacity in Canada and mitigating the effects of climate

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CWN-funded Researchers Named Canada Research Chairs

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

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AquaHacking Summit 2016: United for the St. Lawrence

AquaHacking is a 2-day summit on water-related issues in the St. Lawrence, as well as a hackathon for digital designers and technology experts to develop applications that solve water challenges. The summit will take place on October 6 and 7, 2016, at Palais des congrès

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