‘It’s horrific’: Griesbach basements fill with raw sewage water as rain causes backups

Brandon Rideout had to wear fishing waders Saturday afternoon to take a walk around his basement. It’s flooded with about two feet of sewage

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Water shortage on Salt Spring Island sparks call for change

Since Salt Spring Island’s only public laundry facility closed in 2016, resident Cherie Geavreau has wanted to open a new one, but there’s a

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MLA says provincial plan to leave contaminated soil above Shawnigan Lake water supply unacceptable

The province announced this week that contaminated soil in a landfill near Shawnigan Lake’s water supply will not be removed, much to the dismay of local

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Electricity and water do mix: How electric ships are clearing the air on the B.C. coast

This story is part of a CBC News series entitled In Our Backyard, which looks at the effects climate change is having in Canada, from extreme

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Water restored to hamlet of Blackie after water line break repaired

The water is back on in the hamlet of Blackie, just northeast of High River. Water supply to the entire community was suspended after a

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Main source of Calgary drinking water needs protection from people

A task force is recommending that a risk management strategy be developed for the Bearspaw reservoir. The reservoir is a key source of drinking

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Mom troubled after learning home’s water may be contaminated with lead

A Calgary mom was unnerved to find out she and her two young children may have been drinking and bathing in lead-contaminated water at their

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Wabanaki Water Walkers make way through N.B. heading to Maine – New Brunswick

A group, led by Indigenous Grassroots Grandmothers, that is walking from Nova Scotia to Maine to protect waters and raise awareness of the effects

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New pilot project aims to detoxify oilsands waste water for safe return to Athabasca River

The province is launching a pilot project this summer in partnership with Syncrude and the federal government to look at releasing treated waste water from

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Clean drinking water comes to Craik, Sask., after nearly a decade

After nearly a decade, the Town of Craik, Sask., has clean water pouring out of its taps. The town of 400 had been under

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