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#CWNSYP Webinar: Water Rights in Canada from an Indigenous and Legal Perspective

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Join us for a webinar that highlights Indigenous and legal perspectives on rights to water in Canada. Leslee White-Eye, former Chief and specialist in Indigenous governance and education policy, will…
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2020 UNC Water And Health Conference: Science, Policy And Practice

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The UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Practice will be held October 26 – 30, 2020 virtually from the comfort of your home or office. The conference will explore drinking water…
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American Public Health Association (APHA) - Drinking Water and Lead Service Lines: Partnering to Protect Public Health

Lead exposure contributes to cognitive impairments, behavioral problems and lowered IQ. While there is no safe level of lead exposure, lead can be found in dust in our homes, air, soil, and drinking…
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Citizen Science Programs at the Centers for Oceans and Human Health

The NIEHS and the National Science Foundation have created the Oceans and Human Health (OHH) program, which emphasizes research on harmful algal blooms (HABs), infectious microbes (Vibrio bacteria),…
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City of Vancouver – Protecting Public Health Through Architectural Design: Legionella Awareness and Prevention

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Legionnaires’ disease is the leading cause of waterborne illness and death in the United States. It is preventable with proper design and maintenance. This seminar will discuss Vancouver Building By-…
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City of Vancouver – Rainwater Harvesting & Non-Potable Water System Design

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How can rainwater harvesting help a new building meet its on-site rainwater management requirements? This seminar addresses the use of rainwater and groundwater for non-potable applications (such as…
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COVID-19 Wastewater Coalition: Inter-Laboratory Study outcomes and implications

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This is the first webinar in a 2-part series; the subsequent webinar will be held at 2:00 pm EST on the same day. The detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in wastewater is a tool that can potentially inform…
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Cyanobacteria and their toxins in Canadian waters: guidelines from Health Canada

This webinar will present the updated Guideline for Canadian Drinking Water Quality on cyanobacterial toxins. It will discuss the recommended approaches to responding to potential risk from these…
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Impact of Prolonged Shutdown on Buildings from a Water Quality Perspective

The COVID-19 pandemic brought a new set of challenges to our society. To help slow down the spread of COVID-19, businesses, schools, universities, and other facilities were shut down or are sparsely…
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Legionella Management and Treatment

Presentation 1— Public Water System Characteristics That May Affect Legionella Occurrence in Building Water Systems (Presented by Ken Rotert, EPA's OW). This presentation will highlight EPA's efforts…
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NCCEH eJournal Club - Water Quality Survey of Splash Pads After a Waterborne Salmonellosis Outbreak

The NCCEH eJournal Club is a series of informal hour-long sessions discussing and appraising articles relating to environmental health. Active participation is encouraged. Although these sessions are…
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Nonpotable Water Reuse

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The Changing Legionella Regulatory Landscape | What YOU need to know

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Threats to Drinking Water and Public Health in Alaska: The Scope of the PFAS Problem, Consequences of Regulatory Inaction, and Recommendations

On this call, Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT) will discuss their new report, Threats to Drinking Water and Public Health in Alaska: The Scope of the PFAS Problem, Consequences of Regulatory…
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Use of Microbial Source Tracking Tools in Waterborne Disease Outbreak Response

Fecal pollution in recreational and drinking source waters can result in outbreaks leading to the transmission of disease. Information on the sources of fecal pollution is important because the level…
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Wastewater-based epidemiology in Canada: Use cases, challenges and next steps

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This is the second webinar in a 2-part series; the first webinar will be held earlier on the same day. Across the globe, wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 has surged since…
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World Water Day

World Water Day 2020 is about water and climate change – and how the two are inextricably linked.
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