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Fracking wastewater produces potentially harmful compounds in drinking water

September 24, 2014 by Lab Canada Stanford, CA – Concerns that fluids from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, are contaminating drinking water are widespread. Now, scientists are bringing to light another angle that adds to the controversy. A new study, appearing in the ACS journal Environmental Science…
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$30M scientific partnership to focus on water science, infrastructure

November 12, 2012 by Lab Canada Vancouver, BC – Scientists from the University of British Columbia, University of Alberta, University of Toronto and 11 institutions in India are joining forces to tackle urgent issues in both countries with a $30-million partnership. Supported by the Canadian government…
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Research going cheap

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Improved drinking water tests the goal of $3.2M project

March 26, 2012 by Lab Canada Vancouver, BC – Just over a decade ago, a small Ontario town was the epicenter of Canada’s most significant drinking water related disaster. Close to half of Walkerton’s 5,000 residents fell ill and seven people lost their lives due to…
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New $30M institute to study water resources

April 25, 2011 by Lab Canada Saskatoon, SK – A new Global Institute for Water Security was recently launched at the University of Saskatchewan, with a goal to be a driving force for research into global issues that have local implications. The institute is headed by…
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Analytical environmental conference issues call for papers

January 20, 2010 by Lab Canada Toronto, ON – A call for papers has been issued by the 8th Biennial Conference on Monitoring and Measurement of the Environment, which will take place in Toronto from May 10-13. Delegates to the conference will have access to up-to-date…
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$2 million funding helps new wastewater treatment technology moves a step closer to commercialization

September 24, 2009 by Lab Canada Orangeville, ON – Xogen Technologies has been awarded $2 million funding to design, build and demonstrate a pilot project for its wastewater treatment and renewable energy technology at the Water Pollution Control Plant in Orangeville. The funding is being providing…
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Nine new national strategic research networks launched by NSERC

September 24, 2009 by Lab Canada Hamilton, ON – The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) has announced funding for nine new strategic research networks across the country, providing them with a total of $45 million support over five years. The networks encompass fields including…