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Exshaw, Alta., residents express ‘fear, anger, shock and exhaustion’ in race to save homes from ground water

Dozens of Exshaw, Alta., residents are pumping thousands of litres of water out of their basements Tuesday (June 2) as significant levels of ground water have flooded the hamlet. St. Albert Today reports

Government invites input on the creation of Canada Water Agency

The Government of Canada wants Canadians’ input on a new Canada Water Agency. The new agency is being created to work together with the provinces, territories, Indigenous communities, local authorities, scientists and others to find the best ways to keep our water safe, clean and well managed.

How storms may contribute to ground water contamination in karst systems

Researchers from two universities in France examined and characterized contaminants that were washed in during a storm event at a karst spring. They found that storms can transport material from sources inside the karst system as well as from external sources. Sciworthy reports.

New report details managed aquifer recharge benefits

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Institute for Water Resources released a report on May 14 titled Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Water Security Through Resilience. The NGWA reports.

Download your free Grundfos SQE Handbook!

The easy-to-install Grundfos 3” SQE submersible pump fits in smaller diameter wells and is lighter than a standard 4” submersible, yet incredibly tough. Pump speed is controlled by the variable frequency drive (VFD) motor, which electronically changes to match the demand. See what the Grundfos 3” submersible has to offer.

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Ground Water Professionals Survey: we need your input!

Canada’s water-well industry faces many unique challenges. Tell us about your challenges and give us your opinions by completing our survey, designed especially for the ground water industry. Having accurate information is a key step in coming together as an industry. Win a chance at one of two $200 Visa Gift Cards for your time! » Learn more

Canadian National Ground Water Association: Become a voting member

If you are involved in the ground water industry in Canada, you are automatically an Associate member of the Canadian National Ground Water Association. Make a donation of $100 or more to participate in meetings and have a vote on association matters. Here you’ll find all the details and a CNGWA membership registration form. » Learn more

Tuff Drive Shoes by Wellmaster Pipe & Supply Inc.

Tuff Drive Shoes are made from quality steel tube. The boring and machining process is done by our precision CNC machines. Carefully controlled induction heating ensures uniform hardness around the entire cutting edge of the shoe to increase its life. Wellmaster tests the cutting edge regularly at various points to maintain proper and consistent hardness. The shoe is coated in a dark grey finish and is stenciled to read Lead Free and Made In Canada. Part number identification has been added for ease of re-ordering. >> Learn more

OGWA 2019 Golf Tournament & Awards Fundraiser

Sept. 18, 2020
Location: Conestogo, Ont.
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NGWA Ground Water Week (Virtual and On Site)

Dec. 8-10, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nev. /Virtual
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