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News Manufacturing General Technology
October 26, 2020  

NB company’ rapid sewage test tech helps detect COVID-19 early

Device can make testing accessible to communities with limited or no access to lab facilities.

News Manufacturing Metals Minerals General Operations Sustainability Technology
September 14, 2020  

E2Metrix technology gets $4.5M boost from Natural Resources Canada

Ecothor will help clean out contaminants and solids, recycle mining wastewater.

News Food & Beverage General
August 18, 2020  

Brewery hopes to overcome ‘yuck factor’ of beer made with wastewater

The idea of making beer from wastewater started out as a joke around the boardroom table.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 19, 2019  

Concerned groups assess NS mill’s plan to pump effluent into strait

Company says if the plan is not approved, the mill will close, putting more than 300 employees out of work.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 3, 2019  

Cities urge federal leaders to wade into wastewater debate

They want to see plans to stop the dumping of toxic, feces-laden sludge into Canada’s waterways.

News Manufacturing General
August 29, 2019  

Competition bureau investigating ‘flushable’ wipes claims

Ryerson study found nearly 24 wipes labelled as flushable that did not break down after being flushed.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
November 15, 2018  

Nova Scotia pulp mill expected to miss 2020 deadline to close lagoon

Under provincial legislation, the kraft pulp mill has less than 15 months to overhaul how it processes wastewater.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Production Sustainability
May 22, 2018  

Northern Pulp says no wastewater pipe to NS waterway, no mill

Company’s plan and spotty environmental record is creating tension in Pictou.

News Manufacturing Minerals General Sustainability
January 31, 2018  

US officials consider robots to combat mine spills

Wastewater containing toxic heavy metals has been spewing from hundreds of inactive mines nationwide for decades.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
August 14, 2017  

EPA to rewrite limits for coal power plant wastewater

Would allow utilities to flush wastewater containing traces of highly toxic heavy metals into lakes and rivers.

News Manufacturing General
December 2, 2016  

H2O Innovation wins three water treatment contracts worth $8M

Quebec City manufacturer will provide two membrane bioreactors and one reverse osmosis system.

News Manufacturing General
August 16, 2016  

Fetuses found at wastewater treatment plant

Remains were discovered Aug. 8.

News Manufacturing Metals Minerals General
August 10, 2015  

EPA mishap sends tainted wastewater into river

Wastewater laced with heavy metals from Colorado mine reaches New Mexico.

News General
July 2, 2015  

NB wastewater plant to get $1.6 in upgrades

Backup power system will allow it to operate during power outages.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General Operations
May 27, 2015  

Chinese court fines pesticide company $12M for polluting streams

Fine the largest ever for a polluter in Zhejiang province, one of the most prosperous, but also most polluted provinces in China.