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Connecting Canada’s ground water industry online

With so many events being postponed and cancelled by the pandemic, it’s more important than ever for ground water professionals in Canada to connect in other ways. Find out how.

NGWA releases paper citing low risk of COVID-19 contaminating private water wells

The National Ground Water Association has published an article outlining the potential risk of COVID-19 contaminating private water well systems and urges all private well owners to perform regular maintenance on their systems to decrease the likelihood of viral contamination.

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy calculator launched for employers

The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy calculator has been launched to help employers applying for the subsidy designed to help them keep and rehire workers amid the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. Supreme Court says Clean Water Act applies to some ground water pollution

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the Clean Water Act requires the federal government to regulate some ground water pollutants that find their way into navigable waters such as oceans, rivers and streams. CNN reports.

Study looks at water quality in shut-down buildings

A study highlights the potential for widespread waterborne disease in low-occupancy buildings and concerns that COVID-19 stay-at-home orders may increase the chance of harmful water exposure when people return.
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Estimating the yield of a domestic well

To help well technicians completing the well record for a domestic well, Peter Gray, senior hydrogeologist with MTE Consultants, presents a practical approach for the analysis of the results of well yield testing data collected. » Learn more

COVID-19 financial relief measures update from funding expert

Bonny Koabel of AKR Consulting provides an update to COVID-19 financial compensation measures put in place by the federal and provincial governments. » Learn more