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July 25, 2019
Ground Water Canada Photo Contest

Ontario conducting health hazard investigation into Chatham-Kent wells

The Ontario government has formed an expert independent panel to investigate well water in Chatham Kent, MPP Monte McNaughton announced last week.

Technical team to assess failing water systems in Attawapiskat

A crew of health officials and technical specialists will be trying to figure out what happened with the Attawapiskat First Nation's water systems, after high levels of dangerous chemicals prompted the chief and council to call a state of emergency July 7. CBC News reports.

No sinking wells without permit, says High Court of Chennai, India

Amid a ground water crisis in Chennai, India, a government inquiry will look into complaints of illegal extraction of ground water and initiate action against violators and government officials who failed to curb the practice. The Hindu reports.

Grundfos Canada to double plant size

Grundfos Canada has broken ground on a $3.5-million expansion of its Oakville, Ont., location that will more than double warehouse and assembly space to accommodate expected sales growth.

Study shows U.S. is drilling deeper than ever for fresh water

A new study published in the journal Nature and Sustainability finds water wells are being drilled deeper and deeper since the 1950s and that the practice is an unsustainable stopgap to ground water depletion.
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Jay Famiglietti

Q-and-A with Jay

Jay Famiglietti is as top-ranking and influential an expert on water as they come – and now he lives here in Canada. Ground Water Canada writer Carolyn Camilleri sits down with “the Al Gore of water” to learn his views on the future of ground water. » Learn more
Photo Contest!

Time’s running out to send us your best photos!

We present our first Cover Photo Contest! We want to see the ground water industry from your point of view. Whether it's your team having a meeting, drilling, rehabilitating, monitoring, setting a pump or simply enjoying a laugh at the end of the day, 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 don’t delay! » Learn more

Protect Your Groundwater Day

Sept. 3, 2019
Location: North America
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