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Nov. 15, 2018

Raw sewage, toxic runoff plague Ontario’s lakes and rivers: report

A new, descriptive report by the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario contends Ontario’s waters are being poisoned by raw sewage and harmful runoff laden with fertilizer and road salt.

CFB Comox to conduct ground water testing

Canadian Forces Base Comox, known as 19 Wing, will conduct precautionary ground water testing on properties near the base over several months. The base's environmental monitoring program has identified perfluoroalkylated substances (PFAS) – attributed to firefighting foam – in soil and ground water at the base and in Scales Creek. The Comox Valley Record reports.

Groundwater Week coming up fast Dec. 3-6

NGWA’s Groundwater Week, set for Dec. 3-6 in Las Vegas, offers something for every ground water professional with more than 250 exhibitors and 50 workshops. Attendees can benefit from more than 50 informative workshops, take part in hands-on activity areas, and meet fellow professionals from all sectors of the industry.
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Ground Water Week

Dec. 4-6, 2018
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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