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OGWA provides Ontario members with guidance and resources during COVID-19 pandemic

The Ontario Ground Water Association has provided guidance with suggested best practices and resources to its members that may assist all ground water professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ground water expert John Cherry wins 2020 Stockholm Water Prize

Canadian ground water expert John Cherry has received the Stockholm Water Prize 2020 for discoveries that have revolutionized our understanding of ground water vulnerability.

NGWA responds to COVID-19

The U.S. National Ground Water Association’s chief executive officer has issued a statement discussing how the coronavirus (COVID-19) affects its members and measures the association is taking to keep members informed.

NASA researchers release new global ground water maps

NASA researchers have developed new satellite-based, weekly global maps of soil moisture and ground water wetness conditions and one- to three-month international forecasts. The model produces, among other outputs, time-varying maps of the distribution of water at three depths: surface soil moisture, root zone soil moisture and shallow ground water. reports.

Haliburton, Ont., variety show funds chlorinator for Water Ambassadors

Organizers of a community variety show that helped Water Ambassadors Canada bring clean drinking water to Venezuelans received kudos for their efforts. The Haliburton County Echo reports.
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Updated: Breakdown of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: what it means for you and your business

We know everyone is concerned about who the shutdowns will affect you and your business. Bonny Koabel, president of AKR Consulting Canada in Mississauga, Ont., provides an updated breakdown of COVID-19 financial compensation measures that were put in place by government and banks as of March 27, 2020. » Learn more

Expectations for new clean water, wastewater, infrastructure systems plummet globally, as pandemic shakes confidence: survey

Despite the fact that social infrastructure and water projects – clean water, wastewater operations – are identified as top priorities from private and public sector entities around the world, a new infrastructure survey by CG/LA suggests industry leaders are not hopeful about an increase in infrastructure spending following the worldwide spread of the coronavirus. » Learn more