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Monday, June 20, 2016

Is Fort McMurray’s water supply contaminated by the wildfire?


As residents try to resume their lives more than a month after a ferocious wildfire forced the evacuation of Fort McMurray, crucial questions about its impact on their water supply still have no clear answers.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Water advocacy group pushes back against Nestlé Waters Canada

In an article published Friday, June 17th in Guelph Today, Rob O'Flanagan, wrote about how the Wellington Water Watchers are putting pressure on the province in an effort to oppose Nestlé Waters Canada (Nestlé) and an application for a 10 year extension on their existing permit in Aberfoyle, Ontario along with expansion plans in the Elora area. 

Friday, June 10, 2016

Nandita Basu’s nitrate research balances budget

Nandita Basu, from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, along with her doctoral student Kim Van Meter, published the first direct evidence of a large-scale nitrogen legacy in the Mississippi River Basin from agricultural runoff.