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October 17, 2019

Study explores sinking water tables worldwide

A study by hydrologist Inge de Graaf from the University of Freiburg in Germany in co-operation with the University of Victoria and other institutes, indicates that almost 20 per cent of the catchment areas where ground water is pumped suffer from a flow of streams and rivers that is too low to sustain their freshwater ecosystems. SciTech Daily reports.

Mike Smith named chair of Walkerton Clean Water Centre board

Walkerton Clean Water Centre has appointed Mike Smith, formerly with the Bruce Nuclear Power Development, as chair of the board of directors.

City and quarry owners reach proposal to protect Guelph’s drinking water

The City of Guelph and the owners of the Dolime Quarry have reached a potential solution to address the city’s concerns about how operations at the quarry could affect its drinking water.

Researchers find antibiotic-resistant genes prevalent in ground water

New and emerging contaminants like antibiotic-resistant genes pose a potential hazard to public safety and water security. According to a new study, one concern is the spread of antibiotic-resistant genes through the water system and an increase in development of antibiotic-resistant super bugs. reports.
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