Water Safety

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Abandoning the Public Interest
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2000
The neo-liberal drive to cut red tape is costing lives. Exposing the hidden costs of deregulation and privatization.
Alien Invasion: How the Harris Tories Mismanaged Ontario
Cohen, Ruth (ed.)
Book
2001
An examination of the devasting results of seven years of social and economic destruction inflicted the by the right-wing fanatics who ruled Ontario under the premiership of Mike Harris.
Connexions Library: Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, Water Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on water, rivers, streams, wetlands, lakes, rivers, oceans, marine life.
Connexions Other Voices - June 26, 2017: Public Safety
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
The June 26, 2017 issue of Other Voices, the Connexions newsletter is about public safety.
Connexions Selected Links & Resources: Walkerton Links
Website
Links related to Walkerton water contamination disaster.
Contaminated Meat, Contaminated Water: From Walkerton to Listeria
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2008
The current listeria outbreak has the feel of deja vu all over again. Once again, we are hearing about companies and industry associations lobbying for fewer inspections and less #interference#, and a...
Contamination: The Poisonous Legacy of Ontario's Environmental Cutbacks
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2000
The story of Ontario's right-wing Harris government, which gutted health and environmental protection polices, leading to the Walkerton water disaster.
Radical Digressions 2
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1981
Walkerton Tragedy: Connexipedia Article
Article
Brief overview of the Walkerton water contamination incident.

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

AMCTO -- Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario
AMCTO is the largest voluntary professional association and the leading professional development organization for the municipal sector in Ontario. AMCTO's Certified Municipal Officer (CMO) designation is the foremost professional ...
Canada Safety Council
The Canada Safety Council is a national, non-government, charitable organization dedicated to safety. The Council serves as a credible, reliable resource for safety information, education and awareness in all aspects of Canadian l...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...
World Meterological Organization
The WMO is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is the UN system's authoritative voice on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans, the climate it produces and the resulting dist...

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How to spot hazardous 'rip currents' at the beach -- before you get in the water
Austin, Martin
2016
Five men tragically died this week at Camber Sands in East Sussex, making holiday makers are increasingly fearful of the dangers of sea bathing. One of the biggest dangers comes from so-called 'rip ti...