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  1. Chemicals in your water: A little is too much
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1984
    There is reason to be concerned about the increasing amounts of chemicals in our water.
  2. Conservation Ontario
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  3. Contamination: The Poisonous Legacy of Ontario's Environmental Cutbacks
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2000
    The story of Ontario's right-wing Harris government, which gutted health and environmental protection polices, leading to the Walkerton water disaster.
  4. EnvironmentSources.com
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2017
    Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools make it possible to find additional resources and information.
  5. Feds waited 15 years to act on tainted tap water in Grassy Narrows daycare
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    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 water commitments.
  6. HTO
    Toronto's Water from Lake Iroquois to Lost Rivers to Low-flow Toilets

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2008
    A collection of essays on Toronto's water and watershed, ranging from burying streams to storm sewers and rainwater harvesting.
  7. Lack of regulation behind West Virginia water disaster
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    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 released detailing the decades-long lack of regulation by state or federal agencies of the site responsible.
  8. Nuclear War Manual for Dogs
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1983
  9. 150 years of dirty water
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1984
    Toronto's water has been polluted pretty much since the city was founded - but that doesn't mean we should put up with it.
  10. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 12, 2015

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2015
    This week we're featuring the 40-point program which SYRIZA, the Greek coalition of the radical left, put forward to win the Greek election. Oliver Tickell writes about the mass media's latest campaign of pro-war propaganda, this time revolving around supposed "Russian aggression" in Ukraine, while Paul Edwards looks at another form of war propaganda, Clint Eastwood's 'American Sniper'. The Topic of the Week is Water Rights. Related items include the film "Blue Gold: World Water Wars," the featured website International Rivers, and articles on water-related struggles, past and present, including articles on the Walkerton water disaster and the Cochabamba water war.
  11. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter June 26, 2017
    Public Safety

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2017
    The June 26, 2017 issue of Other Voices, the Connexions newsletter is about public safety.
  12. Safe Drinking Water
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    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 Municipal Water Association (OMWA).
  13. "Superman Is Not Coming": Erin Brockovich on the Future of Water
    Resource Type: Unclassified
    Published: 2017
    Come take a ride on America's toxic water slide: First stop: Flint, Michigan, where two years later, people are still contending with lead-laced water, which was finally detected by the EPA in February 2015 with the help of resident Lee Anne Walters. Next stop: California, where hundreds of wells have been contaminated with 1,2,3-TCP, a Big Oil-manufactured chemical present in pesticides.
  14. Walkerton Tragedy
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    Brief overview of the Walkerton water contamination incident.

Experts on Drinking Water Protection in the Sources Directory

  1. World Health Organization

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