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Update to long-term drinking water advisories in Canada

As of Oct. 7, 2020, 95 long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve have been lifted and 60 long-term drinking water advisories are in effect, according to Indigenous Services Canada. The government provided Ground Water Canada with specific information about each advisory.

BCGWA urges B.C. to prioritize groundwater licensing

The British Columbia Ground Water Association has written an open letter to the province’s political parties urging them to make groundwater licensing a policy and operational priority for the upcoming election and for the next government.

P.E.I. water coalition urges province to maintain moratorium, proclaim Water Act

A conservation coalition is urging the province to maintain a moratorium on high-capacity irrigation wells and has raised concerns about a proposed UPEI study on their impacts. The Chronicle-Herald reports.

National Strategy for Women in Trades released

In celebration of National Women’s History Month, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum is releasing its first National Strategy for Supporting Women in Trades, a strategy meant to generate awareness, trigger policy change, recognize best practices and create skilled trade workplace environments where women’s representation increases.

Groundwater Week 2020 has everything you need to succeed!

Join thousands of professionals from all sectors of the industry during NGWA’s Groundwater Week 2020, where you will find the focus is on everything you need to succeed! From workshops and presentations to networking opportunities and an unparalleled lineup of exhibitors, Groundwater Week is where you need to be — in person or virtually — this December.

>> Learn more and register today!
Featured News 

Lusk Geo Inc. offers ‘Water Wells in Ontario: Rules, Exemptions and Best Management Practices’ course

Lusk Geo Inc. is offering an MECP-approved 30-hour course for those wishing to obtain an Ontario well technician licence that can be offered anywhere in the province and at any 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, have a vote on association matters and support the association in its activities at the federal level on your behalf. Here you’ll find all the details and a CNGWA membership registration form. » Learn more

BCGWA Fall Regional Meeting

Nov. 20, 2020
Location: Online
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CIPHEX Virtual

Nov. 2 - Nov. 27, 2020
Location: Online
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NGWA Ground Water Week (Virtual)

Dec. 8 - Dec. 10, 2020
Location: Online
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