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February 21, 2019

Canada, Russia have most to lose or gain in global conservation, say researchers

The potential for large countries rich in freshwater such as Canada to contribute to environmental protection worldwide is being overlooked, suggests new research out of the University of British Columbia Okanagan.

Update on long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve

While no long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve were lifted or added in January 2019, four short-term advisories were lifted before becoming long-term, said the federal minister of indigenous services in a status update.

Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights important tool: Environmental Commissioner

Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights, unique in Canada, gives Ontarians the right to participate in environmentally significant decisions of the provincial government, Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe said in a news release announcing the bill's 25th anniversary.

Well water testing available across N.S. through health authority

The Nova Scotia Health Authority has extended its chemical and bacterial testing service for water wells outside of Halifax. CBC News reports.

Transboundary aquifer research summarized

A series of research papers on transboundary aquifers were recently published by the Journal of Hydrology. Key findings of the papers are summarized by Alfonso Rivera, chief hydrogeologist for the Geological Survey of Canada, and Lucila Candela, of the Technical University of Catalonia-UPC in Barcelona, Spain.
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East Coast jamboree

East Coast jamboree

Our latest issue of Ground Water Canada features a glimpse into the Atlantic ground water scene. Drillers (including Val LeBlanc and Bill Kyte, pictured here), manufacturers and suppliers from five provinces met at the Atlantic Water Well Association in Truro, N.S., to learn and share experiences. » Learn more
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Top 10 Under 40: Justin Clarke

Meet Justin Clarke, who cut his teeth doing field work and gained hands-on experience that would serve him well in helping customers through challenging situations as sales manager with Maxim Environmental & Safety Inc. in Mississauga, Ont. » Learn more

National Groundwater Awareness Week

March 10-16, 2019
Location: Canada
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BCGWA trade show, convention and AGM

April 10-11, 2019
Location: Langley, B.C.
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