Freshwater Future Weekly: June 3, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 3, 2022

This Week: Registration Deadline Extended Until June 10th for All About Water Virtual Event; Benton Harbor Community Marches For Clean Water; Meet One of Our Spring Project Grantees: Environment North; Freshwater Future Receives Funding for the Great Lakes Network from the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation; Pivotal […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 27, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 27, 2022

THIS WEEK: Assistance is Now Available for Past Due Water Bills – Please Share! + Thank you to Cassie Chen for her work for Freshwater Future Canada + Less Severe Harmful Algal Blooms Projected for Lake Erie + The Justice Department to Focus on Environmental Justice with New Office  Assistance is Now […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 20, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 20, 2022

THIS WEEK: Detroit Replacing Lead Water Lines in Several Neighborhoods; The Power of Community Action in An Asphalt Plant Permit Denial; Indigenous Women Voice Concerns Over Proposed Pipeline Expansion Running Through Wisconsin; Chicagwa: Chicago’s Drinking Water Distraction Detroit Replacing Lead Water Lines in Several Neighborhoods In late spring and summer 2022, lead service lines […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 4, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 4, 2022

THIS WEEK: Public Comments Requested on Michigan’s Draft Healthy Climate Plan; Learn More about Freshwater Future Grant Opportunities on February 22; Check Out the Popular Science Article With Thoughts from Jill Ryan; Registration Deadline Extended: Ensuring Your Community Benefits from Recent Federal Investments              Public Comments Requested on Michigan’s Draft Healthy Climate Plan […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 15, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 15, 2021

THIS WEEK: Learn About Federal Funding for Infrastructure: October 20 and November 17 + Benton Harbor, MI Draws National Media Attention for Lead Contamination + John Oliver Show Features Impacts of PFAS + Detroit Residents Please Consider Completing This Survey! Learn About Federal Funding for Infrastructure: October 20 and November 17 […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 1, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 1, 2021

THIS WEEK: Final Push to Support Freshwater Future + Millions of People in The U.S. Without Water + Industrial Spill Shuts Down Indiana Dunes Beach + Lake Erie Lawsuit Expects to Be the Largest Court Approved Total Maximum Daily Load In America + Canada’s First National Day for Truth and Reconciliation […]

Meet Our Program Director – Andréa Dube

Meet Our Program Director – Andréa Dube

I am so pleased to be working for Freshwater Future again and to continue the incredible work that has been achieved in Canada and the US. Access to safe, clean drinking water has and continues to be a struggle for too many people. Freshwater Future strives to ensure that the […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 10, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 10, 2021

September 10, 2021 THIS WEEK:  Water Safety and Affordability at the Local Scale: Hope for Chicago Residents + $20 Million to Replace Pipes in Benton Harbor – Is It Fast Enough? + Plastics Are Covering The Great Lakes In Great Volumes + U.S. Congresswomen Urge President to Stop Line 3 Pipeline […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 3, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 3, 2021

September 3, 2021 This week:Water Filtration Stations Installed at Benton Harbor High School + Invasive Round Goby May be Reducing Muskie Numbers in St. Lawrence + Lake Superior, Once Believed Immune Now Faces HABS + Victory: US District Court Agrees The ‘Dirty Water Rule’ is a Threat to Water Water Filtration Stations […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 27, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 27, 2021

August 27, 2021 This week: Support Freshwater Future by donating to our Walk, Paddle, and Roll Event + Ontario and U.S. residents share why #WeAreLakeErie + Upgrades Require Temporary Change in Flint Water Supply + Water is Life Festival, Saturday September 4th Support Freshwater Future by donating to our Walk, Paddle, and Roll Event […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 20, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 20, 2021

This week: Attention Water Advocates: Apply for Freshwater Future Grants by September 30 + Hope for Chicago Residents through Utility Bill Relief + Don’t Miss Your Opportunity to Speak for Wetland and Stream Protections + State Updates Pellston, MI Community on PFAS Contamination Investigation + Genetic Control Methods Studied to Reduce Invasive Mussels Attention […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 13, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 13, 2021

This week: Water System Infrastructure Included in $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill + Utility Debt Relief Will Help Keep Water on as COVID Surges + Lake Erie Challenge + New Sail Drones Used to Collect Data on Great Lakes + Grant Webinar on August 18 + Water is Life Festival on September 3 Water System […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 6, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 6, 2021

August 6, 2021 This week: Repairs Require a Change in Flint’s Water Source + August Means Toxic Algal Blooms + Freshwater Future Grant Program Webinar on August 18th + Climate Change in the Great Lakes + Updates on Issues Repairs Require a Change in Flint’s Water Source Flint, Michigan’s water source will be changed to […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 23, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 23, 2021

This week: PolyMet Mine in Minnesota Again Facing Permit Issues + In Erie, Pennsylvania Toxic Algae is Causing Warnings for Dogs + Ontario Awards 44 Grants Through Great Lakes Local Action Fund + Maine Becomes the New Leader After Banning PFAS + Action Needed: Comments on National Lead and Copper […]

Freshwater Future Weekly July 16, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly July 16, 2021

THIS WEEK:  EPA Employees Accuse Supervisors of Changing Scientific Reports to Downplay Chemical Risks + Action Needed: Comments on National Lead and Copper Rule + Maumee Dumps Unsanitary Sewer Water in the Maumee River + Research Suggests Grazing Relationship Between Zebra Mussels and Toxic Algae EPA Employees Accuse Supervisors of Changing Scientific Reports to […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 9, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 9, 2021

THIS WEEK:  Bringing Water Filter Stations to Benton Harbor Schools + Legislation Would Force Air Force Bases to Swiftly Cleanup Toxic Pollution + U.S. EPA Administrator, Michael Regan Tours the Flint Community Lab + UPDATE: Community Actions Helped–Saginaw Delays Water Shutoffs + Freshwater Future Featured in Water Justice Publication Bringing Water Filter […]

Canada Freshwater Alliance – Hiring Summer 2021 Staff!

Canada Freshwater Alliance – Hiring Summer 2021 Staff!

May 7, 2021 – Canada Freshwater Alliance is currently seeking the following summer staff positions in Ontario Education & Engagement Coordinator (Based in Haldimand-Norfolk) Education & Engagement Coordinator (Based in the London area) Education & Engagement Coordinator (Based in the Windsor area) Please visit www.freshwateralliance.ca/jobs for more details.