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Edmonton Garrison tests for contaminated water

Edmonton Garrison troops are talking to farmers in nearby Sturgeon Valley this month about poly- and perfluoroalkylated substances, or PFAS, that may have leaked into their water wells. St. Albert Today reports.

Water a complicated issue in District of Sooke, B.C.

In the District of Sooke in British Columbia, a hodgepodge of systems still exists and some people have to haul in water. Victoria News breaks down the complexity of the region’s water systems.

Study shows PFAS contamination of drinking water more prevalent in U.S. than previously reported

The results of new laboratory tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group confirm the number of Americans exposed to PFAS from contaminated tap water has been underestimated by previous studies, both from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and group’s own research.

Norfolk County, Ont., sets sights on neighbouring Haldimand County pipeline

Norfolk County council in southern Ontario has concluded that piping water in from neighbouring Haldimand County is the solution to capacity issues in Port Dover and a host of other water problems afflicting neighbouring Simcoe, Waterford and Delhi. The Simcoe Reformer reports.

What’s new in products

From water level monitors to underwater cameras to management apps and beyond. Check out our new products department to find tools to help you in the field and in the office.

Share your knowledge at Groundwater Week 2020

The call for Groundwater Week 2020 educational programming submissions is now open, and the deadline to submit a science session proposal, abstract, conference paper, workshop, product demonstration or field trip is April 26.
Featured News 

Protecting one another

With so many potential causes of injuries and fatalities on your drilling site, electrical hazards may not always be top of mind. In the latest issue of Ground Water Canada, we shine the spotlight on electrical safety as experts share insights on why incidents happen and what steps teams can take to protect one another. » Learn more

OGWA’s The Source: Stewards of ground water or destroyers of an industry?

Are we really stewards of ground water? Dwayne Graff and Shawn Hopper of the Ontario Ground Water Association tackle this heady topic in a frank commentary on best practices in the association’s publication, The Source, which appears for the first time in the pages of Ground Water Canada. Steward is a pretty important hat to wear, as this article highlights. » Learn more

OGWA regional training meeting

March 4, 2020
Location: Perth, Ont.
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OGWA regional training meeting

March 5, 2020
Location: Lindsay, Ont.
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