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Ontario bans pile driving for new wind turbine project in Chatham-Kent

A turbine project approved for western Chatham-Kent has been told by the Ontario government not to use a pile driving technique that some residents say ruined their water wells when other projects came to the area. CBC News reports.

Arsenic, fluoride linked to diabetes in N.L. children

Medical researchers at Memorial University have linked high concentrations of arsenic and fluoride in public drinking water in Newfoundland and Labrador to type 1 diabetes in children. They suggest small rural communities dependent on private wells are at particular risk. The Gazette reports.

Wind storm destroys water wells on Pelee Island

Residents of Pelee Island in southern Ontario are having trouble finding contractors to service water wells destroyed by a recent wind storm. CBC News reports.
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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. Help us celebrate the dynamic, hard-working employees who represent the next generation of the industry. Know someone who deserves a pat on the back? It could be your employee, family member or someone you know from your association. Drop us a line by June 1! » Learn more

SCRD looks to Gibsons Aquifer for ground water

Despite appeals from the mayor of Gibsons, B.C., and after extensive committee debate, the Sunshine Coast Regional District will drill a test well into the Gibsons Aquifer to investigate using it to supply its residents, The Coast Reporter says. » Learn more

NSGWA Annual Awards and Meeting

May 12, 2018
Location: Bedford, N.S.
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BCWWA Annual Conference & Trade Show

May 13-15, 2018
Location: Penticton, B.C.
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CWQA Spring Event: Red Deer, Alta.

May 17-18, 2018
Location: Red Deer, Alta.
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