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La Ronge, Sask. – The federal and Saskatchewan governments together will provide more than $33 million in two water and wastewater projects serving nine communities in Northern Saskatchewan and 11 other infrastructure projects across the province.
Marysville, Ont. – Residents of properties on Wolfe Island in Ontario who rely on water to be trucked in are calling on Frontenac Islands Township to make it easier for deliveries to get across on the ferry. The Kingston Whig-Standard reports. | READ MORE
Bahamas – U.S.-based non-profit WaterStep is shipping safe-water equipment and tools to help Hurricane Dorian survivors in the Bahamas and requesting support to help them continue their efforts.
Manitoba – More than 10 rural municipalities have declared a state of agricultural disaster in Manitoba after a hot, dry summer has left farmers struggling to feed their cattle. Manitoba's producers are hoping to get the attention of provincial and federal governments to provide financial assistance. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Port Hope, Ont. – The federal government is providing $150,000 to Ontario to support updated flood mapping of the Lake Ontario shoreline under the National Disaster Mitigation Program.
Mississauga, Ont. – Grundfos Canada will hold its annual Walk for Water on Saturday, Sept. 7. The company is asking for participants and support to continue helping provide communities around the world with a basic human right – access to clean drinking water.
Starting in January, the Ontario Ground Water Association’s well-respected magazine, The Source, will come to you together with Ground Water Canada!
September 3 is Protect Your Groundwater Day! The annual observance was established by the National Ground Water Association to highlight the responsible development, management and use of ground water. 
Washington – The world faces an invisible crisis of water quality that is eliminating one-third of potential economic growth in heavily polluted areas and threatening human and environmental well-being, according to a World Bank report released on Aug. 20.
British Columbia has begun restricting water use by select users on the Koksilah River to protect fish populations, which are under threat due to low water flows in the river. The Cowichan Valley Citizen reports. | READ MORE
Haldimand and Brant Counties, Ont. – The Mississaugas of the Credit and Six Nations of the Grand River have launched an innovative water main project designed to bring a reliable supply of clean and safe water to the rural residents of both communities.
Vernon, B.C. – A First Nation based in Vernon, B.C., is suing the federal government to try to get better drinking water, but the minister of Indigenous services insists the band's drinking water is entirely safe. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Quebec City – A team of Quebec researchers is trying to find a new way of beating the heat by using ground water to cool down buildings and reduce the climate impact of air conditioning units. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Elora, Ont. – Centre Wellington, Ont., has completed a Water Supply Master Plan that proposes hydrogeological investigations and testing in advance of any well issues to determine viability and capacity prior to replacement. The Wellington Advertiser reports. | READ MORE
Victoria – A report from the auditor general of British Columbia says the Ministry of Health and the Provincial Health Officer are not sufficiently protecting drinking water in B.C.

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