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February 7, 2019

Technologies to remove arsenic from ground water compared

A new study by the United Nations University based in Hamilton, Ont., compares the effectiveness and costs of different technologies designed to remove poisonous arsenic from ground water.

Vancouver on hook for $10M cost of capping ground water leak

An Italian company and its two principals are facing four charges each for the breach of a massive aquifer on a residential construction site in Vancouver in September 2015. The breach has cost the city more than $10 million to fix. CBC News reports.

Microplastic contamination found in common source of ground water

A new study has identified microplastic fibres, along with a variety of medicines and household contaminants, in two fractured limestone aquifer systems in Illinois.
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GWAW Anniversary

Groundwater Awareness Week marks 20 years

The National Ground Water Association will mark the 20th anniversary of National Groundwater Awareness Week (#GWAW) March 10-16. This year the theme – “Think” – encourages everyone to be mindful of ground water in their everyday lives. » Learn more

National Groundwater Awareness Week

March 10-16, 2019
Location: Canada
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