Water Quality

Microbeads in our personal care products are now a toxic substance in Canada

The order, published last week, paves the way for the regulation of products containing microbeads. However, there is still much more work to be done before microbeads are banned.

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Riverkeeper 4K: A Family Affair

Andrea Anzai (second from right), the youngest in a family of elite swimmers, needs your support so future generations on both sides of the river can enjoy a swimmable, drinkable, fishable river.

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See How Much You Can Save While Protecting Our River

Water conservation is critical for ensuring the health of the Ottawa River, luckily conserving water will help you conserve cash too. Learn how you can cut your consumption with our Ripple Effect Survey.

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Marché des Brasseurs raises funds for Ottawa Riverkeeper

The family friendly Marché des Brasseurs (Brewery Market in Québec) is supporting efforts to preserve the Ottawa River by donating all their proceeds to Ottawa Riverkeeper. Reminding everyone that it takes clean water to make quality, craft beer!

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Put on your bathing suits and head out to the beach!

Ottawa and Gatineau beaches are officially open! Download the Swim Guide app and experience the freedom of beach-hunting from your Apple or Android smartphone.

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