NTV News Report: “Regional approach needed to end province’s boil water advisories, Municipalities N.L. says”

NTV News reports on the call for action to end the boil water advisories in 227 communities across Newfoundland and Labrador. Craig Pollett, CEO of Municipalities NL, calls on the provincial government to help establish a regional approach. Watch the whole story here:

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PWDUs during COVID-19

A research team was assembled to address the issues associated with potable water dispensing units (PWDUs) during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Check out the story, including their recent report and a video from the CRRF conference presentation.

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Water Project 2016

Please note this site is no longer regularly maintained. That being said, drinking water research projects in NL and beyond continue to be associated with the 2013-2014 Rural Drinking Water Project. For example, currently Sarah Minnes (former project coordinator) is working with Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador as their Water Liaison. To see presentations from Municipal

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World Water Day 2015

For the second year in a row, the Exploring Solutions for Sustainable Rural Drinking Water Systems research project, on behalf of the Environmental Policy Institute at the Grenfell Campus of Memorial University, participated in World Water Day celebrations. Research assistants Belizario Carballo and Lindey Touzel discussed source water protection measures and watershed dynamics with over 100

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Moving Forward Towards Solutions

The water project has been busy this week with the Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador (MNL) Western Regional workshop on February 21, 2015, as well as a presentation at Corner Brook Pulp and Paper’s Public Advisory Committee meeting on February 25, 2015. The aim now with the project is to discuss context-specific solutions with communities and

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Final Report Gains Media Attention

The final report for this project was released on November 27, 2014.  Since then we have gained media attention from CBC and VOCM radio. On December 1, 2014 Sarah Minnes (project coordinator) was on CBC’s CrossTalk discussing findings of the report with Ramona Dearing. Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador’s CEO Craig Pollett was also on CrossTalk on December 3, 2014

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Water Project Goes Coast To Coast

During the week of September 22, 2014 the Water Project travelled to St. John’s, NL and then to Prince George, BC to present on findings from the project. In St. John’s the Harris Centre hosted the project team members for a “Synergy Session” where MUN academics and Provincial representatives met to discuss the findings of

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