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June 13, 2019
Ground Water Canada Photo Contest

Calgary council mulls return to fluoridated water

Both sides of Calgary’s fluoride debate are lobbying elected officials as the issue of fluoridating water comes up again this summer. Global News reports.

North Cowichan, B.C., receives permit to operate Chemainus wells system during summer for two years

North Cowichan has received permission under section 10 of the Water Sustainability Act to use and divert water from the Chemainus River aquifer for Chemainus during the summer for 2019 and 2020. The Ladysmith Chemainus Chronicle reports.

Progress update on long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserves

The number of long-term drinking water advisories affecting public systems on reserves has declined from 105 in November 2015, to 58 as of May 31, the federal government said as part of a monthly progress update on its commitment to end the advisories.

Study shows high-res views of where ground water flows to the oceans

Researchers at The Ohio State University have created high-resolution maps of points around the globe where ground water meets the oceans – the first such analysis of its kind – giving important data points to communities and conservationists to help protect both drinking water and the seas.
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Water well worries

MPP, Water Wells First and OGWA call on Ont. government to keep well water testing promises

Accompanied by the OGWA, MPP for Essex County and University of Windsor scientist Joel Gagnon, water-well owners in southwestern Ontario travelled to Queen’s Park to pressure the provincial government to investigate the sediments polluting the area's water wells. » Learn more
Photo Contest

We need your photos!

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 remember to snap photos when you’re out on a job this June and July! » Learn more

CIPH Annual Business Conference

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