environmental

April 06, 2022
Research shows that livestock with access to quality water will consume more, gain weight quicker and are less likely to develop health issues. Learn about some of the most common factors affecting water quality that we’ve seen at SRC Environmental Analytical Laboratories.
February 21, 2022
There’s no rule that you must be born with math and science skills to pursue a career in engineering; it’s all about persistence, and a deep desire for learning new things and discovering how they work. We had a chat with a few of our engineers and geoscientists at SRC to learn more about what drew them to their careers. Find out what it's like to live a life of science.
February 09, 2022
SRC's Climate Reference Station at the Conservation Learning Centre became fully operational in 2012. Find out how the station was started and why the Centre has been the ideal home for over a decade.
August 24, 2021
Jeff Zimmer manages SRC Environmental Analytical Laboratories and has been with SRC for 36 years. The lab analyzes a variety of air, water and soil samples from all over the country. Learn more about the lab’s evolution and why Jeff built his decades-long career at SRC. Read on.
August 17, 2021
Recent concerns over the potential for lead in drinking water have been raised in various municipalities throughout Canada and work must be done to ensure that all residents have access to safe, clean drinking water. Learn more about testing your water for lead.
June 22, 2021
SRC hosted a panel event with four industry experts for a discussion about the progression of historic mining practices—the legacy issues we face today and what we may face tomorrow, and what sustainability really means. Read part two of the discussion.
June 01, 2021
The way we extract and process resources is constantly changing. The practices and technologies (and legacies) in place today reflect past industry standards. What are the potential legacies of the future? How can we avoid them? Four industry experts weigh in.
April 22, 2021
We’re marking Earth Day in Saskatchewan with a list of great activities and interesting facts. The diverse landscapes across our province create unique ecosystems, filled with colourful flora and fauna—read on to learn how you can help and enjoy the natural wonder of the place we call home.
November 02, 2020
Over the years, many jurisdictions have implemented requirements for industry and municipalities to conduct routine toxicity testing on their various whole effluents. Recognizing an opportunity to better support municipalities and industry, SRC created an Aquatic Toxicology Laboratory to help with testing.
April 22, 2020
Protecting our planet and its resources – from people to plants to water – and finding sustainable solutions requires creativity, innovation and courage. Here are four projects and initiatives our research and technology experts are working on to help industry, governments and communities make positive environmental impacts. Read more.