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Ontario passes legislation to modernize resource management

Ontario passed legislation May 9 intended to modernize the province's resource extraction rules to increase environmental protections, boost competitiveness and create joband economic growth in the aggregates and mining sectors.

Elmvale, Ont., aquifer needs protection: scientist

William Shotyk, a scientist who has been studying water taken from the aquifer near Elmvale, Ont., for nearly 25 years, said area residents must be vigilant to ensure the water source isn't compromised. The Orillia Packet and Times reports.

Well drilling never boring

For M&M Drilling Rivers, the fun is in solving problems. It’s all in a day’s work for Jeff Dickson’s well drilling and service company in Rivers, Man., 40 kilometres northwest of Brandon. In the Spring issue of Ground Water Canada, Dickson shares stories from his father Maurice’s days in the business and impressions about the future of drilling.

Half of Canadian households treated drinking water in 2015

In 2015, half of Canadian households treated their drinking water, according to a new Statistics Canada report that shines light on the factors behind water treatment decisions.

Mackie brings diverse background to Heron Instruments

Heron Instruments recently welcomed David Mackie, a Carleton University graduate with a background in industrial design, to its research and product development team.

Compact conductivity datalogger is corrosion-resistant

Solinst Canada's new LTC Levelogger Edge is a compact, sealed instrument designed to provide reliable datalogging of water level, temperature and conductivity measurements. » Read more

New ASCE book reviews pollutant estimation tools

A new book by the American Society of Civil Engineers looks at tools used to estimate the maximum amount of pollutant a body of water can receive in a day and still meet applicable water quality standards. » Read more

Waterloo Wellington Children's Groundwater Festival

May 26 to June 1, 2017
Location: Kitchener, Ont.
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BCWWA Annual Conference & Trade Show

May 27-30, 2017
Location: Victoria, B.C.
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CIPH Annual Business Conference

June 25-27, 2017
Location: Ottawa
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