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World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

News Releases

Feds waited 15 years to act on tainted tap water in Grassy Narrows daycare
2015-09-03
Grassy Narrows Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek
Feds waited 15 years to act on tainted tap water in Grassy Narrows. Daycare water had possible carcinogens above limit in 1999: Health Canada data. Chief Fobister calls on all candidates to make clean...
Safe Drinking Water
2010-04-30
Ontario Water Works Association
Drinking water specialists from across the province gather at Caesars Windsor, May 2 -5, for the Joint Annaual Conference & Trade Show of the Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA) and the Ontario Mun...

Sources Select Resources

Contamination: The Poisonous Legacy of Ontario's Environmental Cutbacks
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2000
Ulli Diemer
The story of Ontario's right-wing Harris government, which gutted health and environmental protection polices, leading to the Walkerton water disaster.
Lack of regulation behind West Virginia water disaster
Barrickman, Nick
Article
2014
World Socialist Web Site
A chemical spill at the Etowah River Terminal, near Charleston, West Virginia, resulted in nearly 300,000 people in the state losing access to drinkable water. Since then, several reports have been re...
Walkerton Tragedy
Connexipedia Article
Article
Brief overview of the Walkerton water contamination incident.

Sources Bookshelf

HTO
Toronto's Water from Lake Iroquois to Lost Rivers to Low-flow Toilets
Reeves, Wayne; Palassion, Christina (eds.)
Book
2008
A collection of essays on Toronto's water and watershed, ranging from burying streams to storm sewers and rainwater harvesting.


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