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Water infrastructure jobs hold opportunity: report

Compared to other sectors, water infrastructure jobs pay well, do not demand as much formal education and provide high levels of on-the-job training and the chance to develop transferable skills, according to a new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program.

Still fighting the price war

Price undercutting is still an issue in the water well drilling industry, writes Treena Hein in the latest issue of Ground Water Canada. Why is it still happening? Learn some of the possible reasons – and thoughts on what needs to change – from members of the industry.

Urban and rural housing starts up from 2017

Urban and rural housing starts are trending up from a year ago, according to reports from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. The trend in housing starts was 216,362 units in May 2018, compared to 225,481 units in April 2018. Rural starts were estimated at 17,412 units, up from 16,145 in May 2017.
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Laval Underground Surveys Release All New R-Cam 1000 XLT

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Ability Pump

Lightweight Universal Hydrant Boot puts safety first

Ability Pump & Equipment of Calgary is the first Canadian supplier of MAASS Midwest’s Universal Hydrant Boot, which is designed to eliminate the need to use gravel to install a yard hydrant. » Learn more
Solinst Canada

Solinst Canada launches LevelVent datalogger

Solinst Canada has released the LevelVent, a vented version of its Levelogger water level and temperature datalogger that shares many of its features, but does not require a Barologger. » Learn more

South Atlantic Jubilee

July 28-30, 2018
Location Myrtle Beach, S.C.
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