Water Quality

Triclosan Update – January 21st 2019

Government’s Low Reduction Targets for the Widely Used Antimicrobial Substance Triclosan Continue to Disappoint Environmentalists: Lacks protection for Canadian Lakes, Rivers, and Human Health

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Gatineau’s Plan du plein air urbain: Leveraging our aquatic environment

Our Executive Director Patrick Nadeau’s Op-Ed on Gatineau’s Plan du plein air urbain.

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To Swim or not to Swim in Ottawa? Your Swim Guide coordinator Weighs In

Ever wonder whether it’s safe to swim in the Ottawa River? Here’s what our Swim Guide coordinator learned about it this summer. Let’s all make sure we keep on swimming safely!

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A Citizen Science Hub in the Making

Learn more about our Citizen Science Hub in the making! We are excited that we are planning on purchasing equipment and materials to test recreational water quality. It will allow us to do more testing across our watershed.

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The Law on Toxics needs Reform

Find out more about how the Law on toxics must be reformed.

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