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March 7, 2019

Tune in for Ground Water Awareness Week!

Ground Water Canada is highlighting awareness, sustainability and education during Ground Water Awareness Week March 10 to 16.

Ontario Green Party bill urges water protection

Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner has tabled a private member's bill in which he asks the province to protect the Paris Galt Moraine, a drinking water source for Guelph, Wellington county and Waterloo region. CBC News reports.

Single-detached homes trend lower in January: CMHC

Single-detached starts continued to trend lower in January, but this was offset by a rise in the trend for multi-unit dwellings in urban centres, according to the latest report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

UBC researchers develop tool to test drinking water for cryptosporidium

Using a small and inexpensive biosensor, researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a novel, low-cost technique that quickly and accurately detects cryptosporidium contamination in water samples. Kelowna Captial News reports.

EPA’s announcement on PFOA, PFOS an important step: NGWA

The National Ground Water Association is applauding an Environmental Protection Agency decision to move forward with the regulatory determination process for PFOA and PFOS and urges the agency to rely on sound science to move as promptly as is feasible.
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Featured News 
Ashley Friesen

Top 10 Under 40: Ashley Friesen

Meet Ashley Friesen, of Friesen Drillers Ltd., in Steinbach, Man., one of our Top 10 Under 40 industry professionals. Friesen is a hardworking, enthusiastic young well technician who loves to build ground water awareness among well owners. » 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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