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Canadian National Ground Water Association forms

About 35 interested people met in Nashville on Nov. 7 during the NGWA’s Groundwater Week to discuss next steps for the newly formed Canadian National Ground Water Association.

First Nations drinking water spending analyzed in report

A Parliamentary Budget Officer report analyzing federal spending on drinking water and wastewater treatment on First Nations reserves suggests the government does not have the budget to meet its commitment to end to long-term boil water advisories within five years.

Residential construction up in Canada: Statistics Canada

Investment in residential construction totalled $35.8 billion in the third quarter, up 9.1 per cent compared with the same period in 2016 and the largest increase in five years.

Road salt contaminating ground water, U.S. study finds

Road salts commonly used in the winter to melt ice and keep roads clear are not being effectively absorbed by mitigation measures, allowing the salt to reach ground water and wells, says a study led by a Virginia Tech expert.

Scientists home in on causes of high radium levels in midwestern aquifer

U.S. Geological Survey scientists have shed new light on processes that cause radium to leach from aquifer rocks into ground water. These processes are responsible for high concentrations of naturally occurring radium in ground water from the Cambrian-Ordovician aquifer, which supplies Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin.
New Products 
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Monitoring system shares data with digital devices

The new AqWiFi remote monitoring system from Goulds Water Technology continuously monitors well systems and sends real-time alerts via smartphone, computer or tablet. » Learn more
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Insert couplings with o-ring union make for easy fix

Merrill Manufacturing Company has a new line of no-lead bronze extra-long insert couplings designed to provide easy fixes for cut or broken poly pipe. » Learn more

OGWA regional training

January 30, 2018
Location: Lindsay, Ont.
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BCGWA Trade Show, Convention and AGM

April 4-5, 2018
Location: Langley, B.C.
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AEFQ congrès annuel

April 20-21, 2018
Location:Quebec City, Que.
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