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Review announced for tainted Okanagan water source

The B.C. Environment Ministry says an independent expert will review the connection between a contaminated aquifer in the north Okanagan and nearby agricultural practices. CBC News reports.

Soil filters out some contaminants before reaching ground water, research suggests

A recent Pennsylvania State University study of compounds from pharmaceuticals and personal care products provides insight into the transport of emerging contaminants in aquatic ecosystems and ground water.

Nova Scotia’s ground water visionary

Scientist and educator John F. Jones, who in the early 1960s was the first practising ground water specialist in Eastern Canada, passed away on Nov. 26, 2016, at the age of 82. Through Jones' former students, now practising professionals, we reflect on his contribution to ground water education and policy.

Volunteers needed to review Water Well Construction Standard

The National Ground Water Association is seeking volunteers to assist in reviewing and updating the ANSI/NGWA-01-14 Water Well Construction Standard, which was last approved in 2014.

Researchers seeking Pictou County, N.S., homeowners to find methane

Researchers are looking for homeowners in several Pictou County communities to participate in a study that will measure methane emissions through atmospheric, ground water and soil gas testing in areas close to historically developed coal mines. The New Glasgow News reports.
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Geotech drill offers depth control with automatic hammer

The Lone Star LST1G+HDA Geotechnical Drill from Little Beaver has come out with a precise and easy-to-operate drilling solution for standard penetration tests and soil sampling in nearly any soil. » Learn more

Wellntel sensor firmware requires little calibration

Wellntel’s new Sensor Firmware V2 (SV2) is designed to improve the ability to find and track ground water levels with little or no calibration in a wide range of physical and acoustic well conditions, and when situations in the field change. » Learn more

National Groundwater Week

December 5-7, 2017
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
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