World Oceans Day

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Posted: June 8, 2018
Category: Environment Water
Tags: clean, day, debris, environment, marine, oceans, packaging, plastic, seas, water, world

ACTION FOCUS FOR WORLD OCEANS DAY 2018: Preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean. World Oceans Day, June 8, was initiated in 1992 as a Canadian celebration and then subsequently adopted by the UN and turned into a global celebration in 2008.  It is an annual opportunity to honour, protect and conserve the world’s […]

Drinking Water On the Go

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Posted: May 8, 2018
Category: Water
Tags: drinking water, water, water bottle

During the mid-nineteenth century, drinking water fountains began to appear in most large cities to provide a clean water source for all inhabitants, both 2 legged and 4 legged.  These fountains were also incorporated into schools, parks, sports venues and other public buildings.  Throughout the 20th century however, these fountains fell into disrepair or were […]

Drinking Water Week – May 6-12th, 2018

Posted: May 3, 2018
Category: Water
Tags: aquifer, drinking water, hamilton, treatment, water quality

Drinking Water Week 2018 is May 6 to May 12.  It is a unique opportunity for both water professionals and the communities they serve to join together in recognizing the vital role water plays in our daily lives. To commemorate this week, Hamilton Water will open both the Filtration Building and the Environmental Lab to […]

World Water Day – March 22, 2018

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Posted: March 22, 2018
Category: Water
Tags: climate change, day, environment, groundwater, nature, water, world

This 2018 World Water Day, the theme chosen is “Nature for Water” which will explore how we can look to nature to overcome the water challenges of the 21st century. Ballooning urbanization and climate change are two major factors causing the environmental damage driving today’s water-related crises. Floods, droughts and water pollution are increasing in […]

Fix a Leak Week

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Posted: March 19, 2018
Category: Uncategorized Water
Tags: bills, fix, homes, leaks, repair, save, water

With the increasing demands placed on our domestic water supplies due to growing urban populations and climate changes, water lost through leaks is having a much bigger impact.  Recently, the Southwest United States experienced a drought that led to water restrictions.  California is now weighing the possibility of making those restrictions permanent, even though the […]

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