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Dec. 13, 2018

Karst ’Cave of national significance’ found in B.C. park

A massive, unexplored cave has been discovered in a remote valley in B.C.’s Wells Gray Provincial Park. Geologists who surveyed the cave said it is the largest known of its type, a variety of "striped karst." Global News reports.

Researchers study ground water flow in Alberta forest

University of Alberta forestry researchers are studying the Grey Nuns White Spruce Park this winter to see if land-use changes are altering ground water flow and killing off the park’s white spruce trees. The St. Albert Gazette reports.

Flea market fire toxins contaminate more wells

Two years after fire destroyed a flea market near Smiths Falls, Ont., toxic chemicals from the foam firefighters used to douse the flames have appeared in the well water of homes half a kilometre away. CBC News reports.
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Report from Groundwater Week 2018

Some 5,000 water well drillers, pump installers, water treatment specialists, scientists, researchers, manufacturers and suppliers came together at Groundwater Week in Las Vegas last week for a unique opportunity to learn about their own and other facets of the industry, scope out new products and compare notes with their peers. Ground Water Canada has highlights. » Learn more