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During the Climate Summit of the Americas, which took place in Toronto from July 7-9, Ontario and 22 other states and regions signed the first-ever Pan-American action statement on climate change. The Climate Action Statement signing, led by Premier Kathleen Wynne, includes commitments to support carbon pricing, ensure public reporting, take action in key sectors and meet existing greenhouse gas reduction agreements. Signatories included representatives from states and regions across the Americas, including Brazil, Mexico, the United States and Canada.
With warm weather finally upon us, people across Ontario are enjoying their time outdoors, both on land and in our many lakes and rivers. Unfortunately – in some parts of the province – this warming of the lakes also contributes to the presence of cyanobacteria – more commonly referred to as blue-green algae. This bacteria forms naturally in lakes, rivers and wetlands under the right environmental conditions, which include warm, shallow water combined with lots of sunlight and nutrients.
World Water Tech North America Conference To Be Held October 6-8 In Toronto
OCWA is delighted to once again be the Technology Showcase Sponsor at the upcoming 2015 World Water-Tech North America Summit. The summit, being held in Toronto from October 6-8, will focus on city resilience and the future for advanced technologies in strengthening urban water networks.