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Water has important role in land use planning, says B.C.’s POLIS

A new direction paper from British Columbia’s POLIS Water Sustainability Project offers insights and specific actions for a modernized land use and water planning regime in British Columbia.

Well water fight brewing in Rocky View County, Alta.

Homeowners in an upscale subdivision on the east side of Calgary are blaming their developer and the county for a dwindling water supply whose high costs are being passed on to them. CBC News reports.

OGWA to host golf event to raise funds for Fleming scholarships

The Ontario Ground Water Association will host its fourth annual golf tournament Sept. 18, with social distancing guidelines in place, to raise funds for annual scholarship awards for graduates of Fleming College’s resources drilling and blasting program.

Ultra-small, parasitic bacteria found in ground water and humans

In what they’re calling a “stunning” discovery, scientists at the Forsyth Institute of dentistry have found that bacteria whose closest relatives can also be found in ground water have adapted to such diverse environments as dogs, cats and dolphins without radically changing their genomes.

Grundfos ‘Walk for Water’ goes virtual

Grundfos’ annual Walk for Water event to fight the global water crisis will take place virtually on Sept. 26 and 27, 2020, with a kick-off video broadcast on social media on Sept. 25.

U.S. accountability office recommends improving Canada-U.S. communication on Great Lakes commission

The U.S. Government Accountability Office has made recommendations to help the commission that governs water releases from Lake Ontario into the St. Lawrence River better evaluate its communication between Canadian and U.S. stakeholders.

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.

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CNGWA to focus on awareness, advocacy, knowledge and education

The Canadian National Ground Water Association will focus on increasing public awareness of ground water, advocacy, knowledge-building and education. » Learn more

Protection of fresh water in Canada the topic of Private Member’s Bill C-245

A Private Member’s Bill calls on the Minister of the Environment to consult with provincial and municipal governments, Indigenous groups, scientists and other stakeholders to develop a national strategy for the conservation, protection and use of fresh water, including ground water. » Learn more

Hoskin Scientific Offers a Wide Range of Groundwater Rental Instrumentation

Hoskin Scientific provides expert knowledge and a wide variety of products for purchase or rent, to ensure you find the perfect solution for your need.  

Applications include: water quality, soil vapour sampling, sampling and monitoring instruments, and more.

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GeoConvention 2020

Aug. 31-Sept. 2
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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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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