WATER NEWS

Microplastics from Laundry Water End Up in Waterways and the Ocean

December 20th, 2018

“Every time clothing is washed, tiny strands of fabric break off and go down the drain. Research has shown that microplastics in the ocean are being mistaken for food by ... 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.