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Nominations open for Top 10 Under 40

We at Ground Water Canada want to recognize the best young workers in Canada's ground water industry with special profile articles in print and online. Join the celebration and promote the dynamic, hard-working employees who represent the next generation of the industry. Know someone who deserves a pat on the back? Tell us!

Big bang, possibly an ice quake, shakes Alberta village

Some residents of a village west of Edmonton awoke earlier this week to a very loud bang, and in the morning they reported cracks in homes and the ground. CTV News reports.

NGWA releases guidance on PFAS compounds

The National Ground Water Association has released a comprehensive eight-part guidance document exploring the potentially hazardous, and widely discussed, PFAS compounds in ground water and soil.

Ontario rebates for geothermal, low-carbon measures applauded by OGA

The Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has announced a new program of financial rebates for Ontario households interested in improving their energy efficiency and lowering the carbon footprint of their homes through geothermal systems and insulation measures.

CWQA holds water-quality training events

The Canadian Water Quality Association is offering two training courses in late January as part of its Certified Installer and Certified Water Treatment Technician programs.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Laval Underground Surveys Release All New R-Cam 1000 XLT

The R-CAM 1000 XLT continues to set the standard for professional borehole cameras with new, innovative features such as 5 Stage Adjustable LED lighting and an Embedded DVR. The inclusion of new, more efficient LEDs has increased the light output nearly 5 times. The R-CAM 1000 XLT is also equipped with a DVR that records survey footage directly to an internal drive as well as an external USB Drive. Operators now have the option of recording a voice-over, adding a text overlay, or capturing a screenshot by simply pressing a button on the wireless keyboard. >> Visit for more information.
New Products 
Product 1

Ultra-light 'Hazl' drill rig

Exlterra has launched Hazl, an ultra-light drilling rig for geothermal, geotechnical and water-well drilling. » Learn more
Product 2

Flomatic 80E check valves NSF/ANSI certified

Flomatic Corporation’s 80E check valves are now NSF/ANSI standard 61 certified for drinking water systems. » Learn more

Well Constructed (well tech training)

Feb. 26-March 9, 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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