WATER NEWS

World Water Day – March 22, 2017

March 14th, 2017

World Water Day takes place on March 22. Each year this global event focuses on a specific aspect of our relationship with water. The theme for 2017 is WASTEWATER.                    ‘There ... More »

Public Support Grows for Improving First Nations’ Water

‘With more than one hundred First Nations under a boil-water advisory and many others grappling with aging or inadequate treatment systems, a new national poll by Probe Research Inc. suggests significant public support exists for improvements to drinking water on reserves.’ Three in four Canadians (74%) who responded to the online poll ‘agree water infrastructure in many First Nations communities is unacceptable and must be fixed immediately.’ The results of the poll were made public on October 18, 2016.