New Sewer Monitoring Innovation Makes Kingston Leader in Protecting Public Health, Great Lakes — Media Release

Kingston, ONTARIO – Utilities Kingston’s new real-time sewer monitoring system, a first in Ontario, is now live. The system alerts residents when untreated sewage overflows from waterfront pipes into Lake Ontario. It uses technology developed by Utilities Kingston to meet the needs of people who swim or boat in the city.“This is the gold standard for sewer monitoring and public notice,” says Mark Mattson, President of Swim Drink Fish Canada. “It gives people the information…

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Waterkeeper & Jack Johnson partner for "All At Once Tour"

The All At Once summer tour - hitting Toronto on June 4th - is designed to build community and promote environmental actions. In every city visited, concert goers get the chance to meet local non-profits supporting the tours environmental focus and discover how they can make change. The focus of this year’s tour is plastics pollution in our natural waterways. Waterkeeper will be on site at the show on June 4th at the Budweiser stage…

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Press Release: Canadian artists, philanthropists contribute to another outstanding Waterkeeper Gala

Over four hundred influential artists, athletes, philanthropists and business leaders gathered for an inspirational evening at the 6th Annual Waterkeeper Gala presented by McKeil Marine. The event was held for the third time at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto last Thursday, April 20th. More than $550,000 was raised at the event, bringing the event’s fundraising tally to $2.9-million over the past six years.

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