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The Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel means a cleaner Ottawa River

November 20th, 2020 saw the official opening event for a brand new piece of Ottawa City infrastructure: the Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel. What does that have to do with the river? The new tunnel is designed to help protect the river from the harmful effects of Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs).

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Microplastics in the Ottawa River

We are excited to see that our report on microplastics in the Ottawa River continues to resonate with the public. However, we are concerned that these findings have recently been misrepresented.

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World Rivers Day 2020

This World Rivers Day, we wanted to honour not only the Ottawa River and its tributaries, but also you, the people that love the watershed and make our work possible.

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Climate Strike 2020

As the world comes together for the 2020 Global Climate Strike, we stand in solidarity with everyone fighting for the health of our planet.

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Update on Ottawa beaches

Are you wondering what the status of Ottawa beaches is this summer? We have assembled a few of the questions we have been seeing, along with some helpful answers to get you beach season ready!

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