Pollution

Montreal Sewage Dump

We share your anger about the 8 billion litres of untreated sewage flowing into the St Lawrence River over the next 7 days. We think it’s disgusting. The silver lining of this situation is the number of people taking notice and speaking up to end the practice of dumping untreated sewage in our rivers, lakes and oceans.

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Working together, we did it!

On August 1st, the Federal Government proposed adding plastic microbeads to the List of Toxic Substances under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) thanks to letters you sent to the former Minister of the Environment, Leona Aglukkaq.

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Fireworks on the Ottawa River

The fireworks on the Ottawa River this past month have brought thousands of people out to the shores of the Ottawa River to view the spectacle.  With over 1500 shells going off in a single show, many people are wondering what impacts the fireworks are having on river health.  

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What’s all that foam about?

Learn about telling the difference between naturally (and unnaturally!) occurring foam on your river.

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An Historic Moment for the Ottawa River

AquaHacking – Ottawa River Summit 2015 was a huge success and a great beginning to new collaborations and innovative ways to work together to protect our shared waters.

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