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OGWA promotes collaboration at annual convention

The Ontario Ground Water Association drew a good crowd for its annual convention at the tranquil Nottawasaga Inn in Alliston, Ont. This year the event was held immediately following a regional training meeting on best practices and the unofficial theme seemed to be collaboration in its many forms including drillers and scientists working together for a shared purpose.

P.E.I. posts locations and use of 288 high-capacity wells

The P.E.I. government has released detailed information about where the province's 288 high-capacity wells are located, what they're used for and how much ground water they're allowed to extract. CBC News reports.

UBC invention uses bacteria to purify water

A University of British Columbia-developed system that uses bacteria to turn non-potable water into drinking water was tested this week in West Vancouver and is expected to be installed in remote communities in Canada and beyond.

Road salt threatening health of freshwater lakes, study finds

A new Canadian-led study of 371 lakes in eastern North America shows they are getting saltier because of runoff from the salt used to melt winter snow and ice. CBC News reports.

U.S. web-based service helps access information on water rights

A new web-based service offered in Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Texas and now California aims to make finding information on water rights easier for individuals and institutions alike. Water Deeply reports.

Pentair introduces two ag pumps

This spring, Pentair Flow & Filtration Solutions has two new pump series under its Berkeley brand made for agricultural and municipal applications: the 10TMH submersible turbine pumps and the 10VT vertical lineshaft turbine pumps. » Read more

SkyQuip launches 5K capacity pump-pulling crane

The Evolution Pump Hoist from SkyQuip is a 5,000-capacity pump-pulling crane that is a smaller, lighter version of the company’s 8,000-capacity model. » Read more

Well Constructed

April 17-28, 2017
Location: Fleming College, Lindsay, Ontario
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AEFQ congrès annuel

April 21-22
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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