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November 14, 2019

Canadians to meet at Groundwater Week 2019

Canadian attendees of the National Ground Water Association's Groundwater Week are invited to meet on Thursday, Dec. 5, to explore the next steps in creating the Canadian National Ground Water Association.

Investigation into lead in Canada’s drinking water spurs calls for action across country

Canadian politicians are responding to a year-long investigation that indicates hundreds of thousands of Canadians could be consuming tap water laced with high levels of lead. Global News reports.

October housing starts trend lower in Canada

The trend in housing starts was 218,598 units in October 2019, compared to 223,276 units in September 2019, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 12,669 units, down from 17,056 units in January.

U.S. Supreme Court set for arguments in major case over Maui reef with big implications for Clean Water Act

The U.S. Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a case environmental groups say could undercut the federal Clean Water Act. The case centres on whether or not ground water should be interpreted hydrologically connected to navigable waters. reports.
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Canadian ground water quality guidelines available for public review

A draft version of the Canadian Groundwater Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Environmental and Human Health for 101 contaminants of concern is available for public review and comment until Jan. 10, 2020. » Learn more
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OGWA regional training meeting

Jan. 7, 2020
Location: Sudbury, Ont.
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