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September 5, 2019

Severe drought forces several Manitoba rural municipalities to declare state of disaster

More than 10 rural municipalities have declared a state of agricultural disaster in Manitoba after a hot, dry summer has left farmers struggling to feed their cattle. Manitoba's producers are hoping to get the attention of provincial and federal governments to provide financial assistance. CBC News reports.

Grundfos asks people to Walk for Water on Sept. 7

Grundfos Canada will hold its annual Walk for Water on Saturday, Sept. 7, in Mississauga, Ont. Come participate and support this annual charity initiative to help provide communities around the world with a basic human right – access to clean drinking water.

Canada to fund flood mitigation project along Lake Ontario shoreline

The federal government is providing $150,000 to Ontario to support updated flood mapping of the Lake Ontario shoreline under the National Disaster Mitigation Program.

Ground Water Canada and OGWA's The Source team up

Starting in January, the Ontario Ground Water Association’s well-respected magazine, The Source, will come to you together with Ground Water Canada!

Worsening water quality reducing economic growth by a third in some countries: World Bank

The world faces an invisible crisis of water quality that is eliminating one-third of potential economic growth in heavily polluted areas and threatening human and environmental well-being, according to a World Bank report released on Aug. 20.
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Obtaining a water level in a water well that is producing gas is a process that can be fraught with errors. In the latest issue of Ground Water Canada, Ken Hugo explores the challenges with an eye toward solutions. » Learn more
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Groundwater Week 2019 - Joining forces with the Irrigation Association in 2019!

Groundwater Week is returning to Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2019, December 3-5. As a bonus, Groundwater Week will be colocated with the Irrigation Association's annual conference. Combined, the two shows expect more than 10,000 attendees and 600 exhibiting companies. During three full days, the event will feature diverse educational programming taught by leading industry experts, hundreds of exhibitors, and the opportunity to meet thousands of professionals from around the globe - all in one convenient location.

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