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.
E2Metrix technology gets $4.5M boost from Natural Resources Canada
Ecothor will help clean out contaminants and solids, recycle mining wastewater.
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.
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.
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.
Competition bureau investigating ‘flushable’ wipes claims
Ryerson study found nearly 24 wipes labelled as flushable that did not break down after being flushed.
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.
Northern Pulp says no wastewater pipe to NS waterway, no mill
Company’s plan and spotty environmental record is creating tension in Pictou.
US officials consider robots to combat mine spills
Wastewater containing toxic heavy metals has been spewing from hundreds of inactive mines nationwide for decades.
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.
H2O Innovation wins three water treatment contracts worth $8M
Quebec City manufacturer will provide two membrane bioreactors and one reverse osmosis system.
Fetuses found at wastewater treatment plant
Remains were discovered Aug. 8.
EPA mishap sends tainted wastewater into river
Wastewater laced with heavy metals from Colorado mine reaches New Mexico.
NB wastewater plant to get $1.6 in upgrades
Backup power system will allow it to operate during power outages.
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.