The B.C. Government introduced Bill 18, the Water Sustainability Act, on March 11th. It updates the current legislation passed in 1909, and “will bring groundwater into the licensing system, and will expand government’s ability to protect fish and aquatic environments “. 189 more words
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A University of Iowa faculty member is conducting a content analysis of how water quality issues are being covered by the media in Iowa.
The findings indicate water utility issues and recreational water uses are the top stories, with little media coverage on research and ways to preserve our water resources. 44 more words
A University of Iowa faculty member is studying how different contaminants get in to and persist in surface water.
David Cwiertny from the UI Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering examines how pollutants in water break down in sunlight or stick to organic matter. 36 more words