18 Jul '12, 6pm

[email protected]_Minister announces new wastewater regulations to better protect our waters for the future #water #EC

News Release Harper Government increases protection for Canada’s water quality DELTA, B.C. – July 18, 2012 – Today, Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, and Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Denis Lebel, announced that the Government of Canada has established an important safeguard for the country’s water quality, by implementing Wastewater System Effluent Regulations . “We want water that is clean, safe and plentiful for future generations of Canadians to enjoy,” said Minister Kent. “Through these Regulations, we are addressing one of the largest sources of pollution in our waters. We’ve set the country’s first national standards for sewage treatment. These standards will reduce the levels of harmful substances deposited to surface water from wastewater systems in Canada.” “Safe and reliable wastewater infrastructur...

Full article: http://www.ec.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=714D9AAE-1&news...

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