Archives November 2016

Wells and Water Quality

When it comes to drinking water quality, people tend to think about the water coming from drinking water treatment plants, travelling through our pipes and ultimately into our homes. However, 13-14% of Canadians (most who live in rural areas) rely on wells or cisterns for their drinking water. By law, well owners are responsible for ...

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Ambience Joins Forces with Heron Instruments

Ambience is proud to announce our new partnership with Heron Instruments, a water-monitoring technology company based in Dundas, Ontario.

Together, Ambience and Heron are developing a new line of smart water monitoring products to meet increasing demand for dependable data and analytics. These solutions will supportmunicipal drinking water and wastewater utilities, industrial partners, andgroundwater and ...

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Acid Cloud in Toronto

On Thursday November 4, 2016 residents of Toronto’s west-end neighbourhood were warned to remain indoors due to a fog of acid that had been released into the air, after a sulphuric acid spill. Toronto Fire Services said a small amount of hydrochloric acid had been added “in error”. 

It is now safe for people ...

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What's So Special about the Paris Agreement?

     On December 12, 2015, the world’s first universal climate agreement was adopted at the United Nations Framework on Climate Change. The Paris Climate Agreement sets ambitious Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission goals for both developed and developing countries. The main goal for this 31-page document is to keep global temperature rise below 2 degrees ...

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