Environment

Flushable Wipes…….NOT!!

Clogging the System: The Feud Over Flushable Wipes

December 23, 2019 by Diane Peters

In the basement of the Center for Urban Innovation at Ryerson University in Toronto, a lone toilet sits on a raised, tiled platform. Darko Joksimovic, an associate professor of civil engineering, drops a clean bathroom wipe into the bowl and flushes. It swims down a 66-foot pipeline that includes two 90-degree turns and clears it in one go.

He then collects the soggy material and drops ...

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It is Salmon Spawning Season!

We share our drinking water supply with salmon, trout and many other species. Using water wisely helps ensure we’ll have enough water to support freshwater habitat this fall and for generations to come. It’s particularly important to conserve water in the summer and fall months when stream flows are naturally low and adult salmon are returning to rivers to spawn.  Salmon have a challenging journey; please be fish-friendly and use water wisely.

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