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Ont. water well protest group not satisfied with MOECC response to wind turbines' impact on ground water

Water Wells First, an environmental group in Chatham-Kent raising awareness of the damage wind turbine construction can do to ground water, has called for the resignation of Ontario’s environment minister Glen Murray over the MOECC's response to the issues. >> Read full article

NRC admits it's the source of Mississippi Mills water contamination

The National Research Council has formally acknowledged to residents of Mississippi Mills near Ottawa that its National Fire Laboratory is the source of contamination in the residents’ wells. The Ottawa Citizen reports. >> Read full article

Alta. watershed programs lose government funding

Watershed stewardship programs that have been running since 2006 will not receive funds through an Alberta government grant program this year, Western Producer reports. >> Read full article

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Life of a waterwell

The life of a water well

The average water well outlives the contractors who work on it. Any number of people will service, maintain, monitor, repair and replace its components. A new model developed by B.C. well driller Jim Clark aims to foster sustainability for the well and for the ground water it taps into. It’s in the summer issue of Ground Water Canada. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Atlantic Canada Waste and Wastewater Association Annual Conference

September 18, 2016
Location: Delta Beausejour Hotel, Moncton, New Brunswick >> More Info

Groundwater Week

Dec. 5-9, 2016
Location: Las Vegas >> More Info

Welding Fundamentals for Well Technicians

January 5, 2017
Location: Fleming College, Lindsay, Ontario >> More Info