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Water Canada

Algal blooms are a frequent and wide-spread problem that is hurting the Ontario economy, threatening human and ecological health, and Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner is demanding that provincial ministries do more to protect our waters from the nutrient pollution that drives the blooms.

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Comments (0) / October 26, 2017 /

Investing In Nature 101: A Triple Win for Cities, Communities, and Developers

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Investing In Nature 101: A Triple Win for Cities, Communities, and Developers

America has a $3.6 trillion infrastructure problem—but no clear solution. “Green infrastructure” can often provide the same services as traditional manmade structures at less cost with bonus benefits for the environment.

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Comments (0) / October 24, 2017 /

Drain without deluge: slow the water flow – The Western Producer

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Drain without deluge: slow the water flow – The Western Producer

FARGO, N.D. — Jeff Penner isn’t selling a machine so much as he’s selling a concept. He’s showing farmers how to achieve good drainage without […]

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Comments (0) / October 20, 2017 /

Designing Resilient Cities That Don’t Flood

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Designing Resilient Cities That Don’t Flood

A study released by the Carbon Disclosure Project this month finds that 103 cities around the world have a serious risk of flooding. Most of the problem can be traced directly to the increased use …

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Comments (0) / October 19, 2017 /

Did you know that anything that flows into storm drains goes directly into the R…

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Did you know that anything that flows into storm drains goes directly into the Red Deer River, untreated? When rainfall runoff flows across lawns, driveways and sidewalks, it picks up pollutants along the way and drops them into the catch basins. Do your part to keep that runoff free of chemicals and bacteria: Pick up pet poo, collect your leaves for yard waste collection, and sweep grass clippings back onto your lawn. For other tips and to learn more, visit www.reddeer.ca/city-services/environment-and-conservation/your-community/only-rain-in-the-storm-drain/


Did you know that anything that flows into storm drains goes directly into the Red Deer River, untreated? When rainfall runoff flows across lawns, driveways and sidewalks, it picks up pollutants along the way and drops them into the catch basins. Do your part to keep that runoff free of chemicals and bacteria: Pick up pet poo, collect your leaves for yard waste collection, and sweep grass clippings back onto your lawn. For other tips and to learn more, visit www.reddeer.ca/city-services/environment-and-conservation/your-community/only-rain-in-the-storm-drain/

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Comments (0) / October 3, 2017 /