USask research shows flax byproduct can treat contaminated wastewater

Jan 5, 2023 | 11:33am

Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan have used the Canadian Light Source to study a common agriculture byproduct to treat wastewater contaminated by antibiotics and other pharmaceutical chemicals. The study found flax shives that have been treated with heat and steam adsorb the medication carbamazepine from wastewater. Flax shives are the material left after fibre […]

Construction underway of $325 million Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant renewal

Jul 20, 2022 | 3:25pm

Dignitaries, including the Mayors of Regina and Moose Jaw, all came together for a sod turning for the renewed Buffalo Water Treatment Plant. Under the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP), the Government of Canada is contributing more than $89.13 million toward the project, and the Government of Saskatchewan is providing more than $74.26 million. […]