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November 28, 2019

Mayor says proposed effluent pipe poses 'unacceptable' risk to Pictou, N.S., water supply

The overland portion of Northern Pulp’s proposed effluent pipe is being called “unacceptable” by the mayor of Pictou, N.S., because of the risk it could pose to the town’s only water supply. The News reports.

Increase in cannabis cultivation could impact water resources: study

Cannabis cultivation could have a significant effect on ground water and surface water resources when combined with residential use, evidence from a new Canada-U.S. study suggests.

Update on Chatham-Kent: Gases bubble up in water well

A resident in Ontario's former Chatham Township whose well has exhibited pump-clogging sediment since turbine construction began around his property is now dealing with gases bubbling up his well casing when he turns his pump on. The Chatham Voice reports.

Grundfos pump competition challenges contractors at Groundwater Week

Grundfos will run its second annual competition for water-well contractors with a grand prize of $10,000 at National Groundwater Association’s Groundwater Week.
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Ground water advocates needed!

The lead organizers of the Canadian National Ground Water Association are encouraging water well contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, scientists and all those involved in ground water to step up and serve. » Learn more
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Ontario proposes to extend water-bottling moratorium

The Ontario government is proposing to extend the current moratorium on granting new or increasing permits to take ground water to produce bottled water for nine months until Oct. 1, 2020. » Learn more
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Groundwater Week 2019 - Joining forces with the Irrigation Association in 2019!

Join thousands of professionals from all sectors of the industry at Groundwater Week 2019, where you will find everything you need to succeed — and more! From workshops and hands-on skill activities to networking opportunities and an unparalleled lineup of exhibitors, Las Vegas is where you need to be in December. And as NGWA is joining forces once again with the Irrigation Association and colocating shows, it means you will have the chance to visit even more exhibitors to find solutions to your on-the-job needs! >>  register today at

OGWA regional training meeting

Jan. 7, 2020
Location: Sudbury, Ont.
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