Drinking water

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller responds to a reporters question during a news conference, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Ottawa won’t set new deadline for providing clean water in First Nations communities

There are still 38 First Nations communities where the water isn’t considered safe to drink

 

The City of White Rock is warning residents to be careful about unscheduled doorstep calls, after reports of salespeople misrepresenting themselves as city workers conducting water tests. STOCK IMAGE

City of White Rock warns of bogus water test visits

Residents report salespeople ‘give impression’ they are municipal employees

 

The Blue Creek restoration in British Columbia is shown in this undated handout photo. Spotty research and inconsistent monitoring has made it impossible to evaluate the health of most Canadian watersheds, a new study has found. “It’s still largely unknown,” said Elizabeth Hendricks of the World Wildlife Fund, which has just released its second evaluation of the condition of Canada’s freshwater environments. (WWF Canada, Eden Toth)

Data gaps prevent assessment of most Canadian watersheds: WWF report

There’s enough known about 67 of Canada’s 167 watersheds to assess how well they’re standing up

 

Image: The Canadian Press

Nestle Canada selling bottled water business to local family-owned company

The Pure Life bottled water business is being sold to Ice River Springs

Image: The Canadian Press
David Moerman pumps water out of a well in Pursat, Cambodia in December, 2019. Moerman’s company, Revive Washing, funded the water well. (Photo: Submitted)

Cloverdale businessman funds wells in Cambodia

Revive Washing in Clayton Heights donates three per cent of profits to charity

David Moerman pumps water out of a well in Pursat, Cambodia in December, 2019. Moerman’s company, Revive Washing, funded the water well. (Photo: Submitted)
Stage 1 water restrictions take effect across Metro Vancouver beginning Friday, May 1. (File photo)

Stage 1 watering restrictions take effect in Metro Vancouver May 1

Lawn-watering limited to two days per week until mid-October

  • Apr 30, 2020
Stage 1 water restrictions take effect across Metro Vancouver beginning Friday, May 1. (File photo)