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Ontario seeking input on water quantity management proposal

The Ontario government is seeking public input on its water quantity management proposal, which aims to protect the long-term sustainability of surface water and ground water and ensure they are responsibly managed and safeguarded.

New Canada Water Agency to provide solutions for emerging water crisis, USask expert panel says

The new Canada Water Agency, a mandated commitment of the federal government, will provide much-needed solutions to the emerging water crisis, according to a national water policy panel organized by Global Water Futures at the University of Saskatchewan.

Environmental groups urge P.E.I. government to ban holding pond development

Two Prince Edward Island environmental groups are calling for an interim ban on the development of holding ponds, used by some farmers for irrigation. That’s until the province starts regulating pond development under its Water Act. CBC News reports.

Ontario county perplexed by leaking, abandoned gas well

Initial attempts to remediate an abandoned gas well leaking hydrogen sulphide, located along Forestry Farm Road in rural Norfolk County, Ont., have not been successful.

U.S. EPA finalizes final rule on use of certain PFAS in products

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized a significant new use rule on June 22, giving the agency the authority to review an expansive list of products containing per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS) before they could be manufactured, sold, or imported in the United States. The National Ground Water Association 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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Sites done right

Drillers know either by instinct or by experience the importance of picking a good place to site a well. The well should be in a flat and dry spot that the rig can get to. Ken Hugo, senior hydrogeologist with Solstice Environmental Management, and Tyler Crawford, co-owner of Aaron Drilling Ltd., write about other factors drillers should consider in the siting process. » Learn more

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

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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