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Gibsons, B.C., to wean itself off regional water

The Town of Gibsons, B.C., has released details of a proposal for watershed governance that it’s asking other local governments to support, as well as a plan to cut its reliance on the Sunshine Coast Regional District water supply, according to the Coast Reporter.

Canadians must spend more on water to maintain high-quality systems: report

A new report by the Canadian Water Network highlights the mounting financial pressures facing Canadian water utilities and suggests Canada must spend more on water to maintain high-quality systems.

Labour-saving Inner Tube Puller may have geo drilling applications

VersaDrill Canada has worked with Groupe Rouillier and RIDD to produce an Inner Tube Puller for mineral drilling that could potentially have applications for geotechnical, geothermal or core drilling.

Reports give detailed ground water picture of B.C.’s Peace region

Two new reports published by Geoscience BC provide new information about ground water resources in northeastern British Columbia’s Peace region.

Young sisters honoured for water well fundraising worldwide

Three young sisters from Dallas, Texas, who raised more than $1.5 million to provide clean water to children in developing countries have been given a prestigious award for their philanthropy.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Laval Underground Surveys Release All New R-Cam 1000 XLT

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New Products 
Product 1

Aeration system agitates, beautifies surface water

Franklin Electric now offers its Little Giant Aeration System in both half- and one-horsepower models, providing multiple options for contractors to improve the beauty and biological health of larger-sized bodies of water. » Learn more
Product 2

Merrill no-lead bronze insert fittings

Merrill Manufacturing Company has released four no-lead bronze insert fittings to accommodate well contractor needs. » Learn more

OOWA 2018 Convention and Expo

April 15-17, 2018
Location: Huntsville, Ont.
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Well Constructed (well tech training)

April 16-27, 2018
Location: Lindsay, Ont.
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