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May 16, 2019
Ground Water Canada Photo Contest

Canada proposes environmental guidelines for iron, lead, strontium and quinoline

The federal government has issued draft federal environmental quality guidelines for iron, lead, quinoline and strontium. The deadline for comments from the public is July 3.

Sherwood Lollar awarded NSERC award for water discoveries

University of Toronto professor Barbara Sherwood Lollar has been awarded the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's most prestigious prize for her insights about the nature of water and life on Earth and her discoveries about ancient water.

Environmental group asks Competition Bureau to investigate 'flushable' wipes claim

Grassroots environmental network Friends of the Earth Canada has filed an application seeking an investigation by the Competition Bureau into false and misleading claims made by the manufacturers of 23 so-called flushable wipes and other single-use products.

EPA releases draft ground water clean-up guidelines

As a part of its PFAS Action Plan, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released draft ground water clean-up guidelines for two types of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances or PFAS: PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) and PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonate). National Ground Water Association reports.

OGWA to host golf event, awards fundraiser

The Ontario Ground Water Association has a fun way to help support the industry! OGWA will host its third annual golf tournament Sept. 20 in Conestogo, Ont., to raise funds for annual scholarship awards for graduates of Fleming College’s resources drilling and blasting program.

Workplace health, safety and well-being important to job seekers: poll

Ninety-four per cent of Canadians currently employed say that workplace health, safety and mental well-being is important when choosing a job, according to an Angus Reid poll commissioned by the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC.
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Photo Contest

Enter our photo contest to shine a light on ground water!

To help shine a light on ground water, we present our first Cover Photo Contest! We want to see the ground water industry from your point of view. Whether it's a sunrise seen from your rig or your team at work, show us the ins and outs of your drilling season and your photo could be featured on the cover of Ground Water Canada! Deadline for entries is July 31, so keep us in mind when you’re out on a job! » Learn more
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Wellen Boring and Drilling: Family, integrity and trust

When Wellace Johnson incorporated Wellen Boring and Drilling Ltd. in 1975, he based his business on family, integrity and trust. In the latest issue of Ground Water Canada, Julie Fitz-Gerald talks with Garth and Myron Johnson about the founding principles of the company and their plans for the future. » Learn more

BCWWA Annual Conference & Trade Show

May 26-28, 2019
Location: Victoria, B.C.
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CIPH Annual Business Conference

June 16-18, 2019
Location: Charlottetown, P.E.I.
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