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Golf for ground water!

The Ontario Ground Water Association will host its first annual golf tournament to raise funds for scholarship awards for graduates of Fleming College’s resources drilling and blasting program on Sept. 29 in Elmira, Ont.

B.C. well driller resurrects vintage steam cable tool

Ken Fyfe of Fyfe Well Drilling in Qualicum Beach, B.C., has worn many hats during some 43 years as a water-well driller. Fyfe shared with Ground Water Canada photos of his recently restored steam drill rig made by Keystone Company in Beaver Falls, Penn.

Wind-turbine sites blocked by protesters over well-water concerns in Chatham-Kent, Ont.

Protesters blocked the entrances to three wind turbine construction sites near Chatham, Ont., last week. The protest group, Water Wells First, has for more than a year been fighting the development of a wind farm they say is causing problems for area residents who depend on wells for their drinking water. Chatham Daily News reports.

Metagenomics used to study water quality: UBC paper

Scientists at the University of British Columbia have released a policy paper highlighting how metagenomics is being used to study the microbial communities in the water in order to develop new tests to assess water quality.

Company fined for contravening tetrachloroethylene dry-cleaning regs

Dalex Canada of Concord, Ont., pleaded guilty and was fined $100,000 in the Ontario Court of Justice to one count of contravening the Tetrachloroethylene (Use in Dry Cleaning and Reporting Requirements) Regulations of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, the MOECC said in a news release.
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Merrill acquires pitless adaptor business

Merrill Manufacturing has acquired H2Optimal, a pitless unit business for the professional ground water market. » Learn more
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Flomatic 80E check valves NSF/ANSI standard 61 certified

Flomatic Corporation’s 80E check valves sizes quarter-inch through four inches are now NSF/ANSI standard 61 certified for drinking water systems, the company announced in a press release. » Learn more

National Groundwater Week

December 5-7, 2017
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
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