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Canada receives C on flood risk preparedness in U of Waterloo report

Canada has received an average grade of C in the latest report card on flood risk preparedness. Areas identified for improvement include critical infrastructure assessments such as structural flood protection infrastructure, dam safety and abandoned contaminated sites.

Halifax launches free water program to help those with dry, or almost dry wells

Halifax Regional Municipality is offering free water to residents with urgent dry well issues and a District 2 councillor says the program will be scaled up as needed. Halifax Today reports.

Door-to-door water education program switched to video in Langley Township, B.C.

This year a program in Langley Township, B.C., that normally delivers water conservation education and advice right to residents’ doors, will deliver its message using video. The Langley Times reports.

Alberta recreation and water infrastructure projects get federal and provincial funding

The governments of Canada and Alberta are providing funding to help local water infrastructure projects such as building water transmission lines and improving a wastewater treatment plant.

Farmers help grow water plan: Flinders University researchers

Using local farmer knowledge to help estimate ground water use in modelling is a helpful tool in mapping sustainable use of scarce resources, Flinders University experts say.
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Sept. 1 is Protect Your Groundwater Day

Protect Your Groundwater Day takes place on Sept. 1. An annual observance established by NGWA to highlight the responsible development, management and use of groundwater, is also a useful platform to encourage yearly water well testing and well maintenance. » Learn more
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Protect Your Groundwater Day

Sept. 1, 2020
Location: Canada
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GeoConvention 2020

Aug. 31-Sept. 2
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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Grundfos Virtual Walk for Water

Sept. 26-27, 2020
Location: Virtual
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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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