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Canadian National Ground Water Association board of directors elected

The Canadian National Ground Water Association has been incorporated as of October to represent a united water well drilling industry in Canada. Get the latest on your new national board, including its board representatives.

Progress update: drinking water advisories on public systems on reserves

Canada is on track in its commitment to end all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserves by March 2021, said Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services in the department’s monthly progress update.

Ontario Federation of Agriculture prioritizes well water testing in 2020

Brent Royce, director of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, has announced that promoting well water testing among farmers and rural residents will be a priority this year.

Response to fire impacts water levels 40 years into future, study says

Salvage logging and reseeding a forest after a wildfire helps reduce flooding and returns water levels to normal faster, according to a new paper from a Washington State University researcher.

Rural wells in High Plains Aquifer show large increase in nitrate levels

Private well owners should test water quality annually, according to a recent Kansas State University study that revealed nitrate levels in shallow wells above U.S. Environment Protection Act standards.
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Bedrock Aquifer Field Facility

Q-and-A with Beth Parker: Dreaming big for the Bedrock Aquifer Field Facility

Dr. Beth Parker, a driving force in ground water research, spoke with Ground Water Canada after funding was approved for a new Bedrock Aquifer Field Facility (BAFF) in Guelph, Ont. The new facility will build on the existing one established in 2009 as part of the G360 Institute. Find out what’s planned – and how you can get involved! » Learn more

OGWA regional training meeting

Feb. 7, 2020
Location: Springfield, Ont.
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