About Us

View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@

Canada’s chief hydrogeologist Alfonso Rivera to deliver keynote at virtual Groundwater Summit

Alfonso Rivera, chief hydrogeologist of the Canadian Geological Survey, will deliver the opening address at the Virtual Groundwater Summit on Dec. 8. The Summit is part of Groundwater Week, which also includes a focus on managed aquifer recharge case studies, a look at the latest on PFAS contamination and business management webinars.

Tamarack fined $80K for violating Water Act while withdrawing groundwater for drilling

The Alberta Energy Regulator has fined Tamarack Acquisition Corp. $80,000 after the company plead guilty to one charge under the Water Act for not recording the amount of water it was using for drilling. CBC News reports.

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum names new board chair

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF-FCA) has appointed Lionel Railton, an International Union of Operating Engineers union representative with knowledge in executive board and financial management, as the new chair of its board of directors.

IAH forms Groundwater Quality Commission

The International Association of Hydrogeologists in partnership with UNESCO Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme and the International Groundwater Resources Centre (IGRAC), has formed a new commission focused on groundwater quality.

Alberta eyes clean geothermal development legislation

The Alberta government is set to have discussions this fall with key groups and introduce legislation to create greater policy and regulatory certainty for investors and Albertans.

Hydrogeologist model suggests high-capacity wells in P.E.I. could significantly reduce streamflows

A hydrogeologist has suggested to a P.E.I. standing committee on natural resources and environmental sustainability that, in a dry growing year, expanded agricultural irrigation from high-capacity wells could have a significant impact on water levels in streams. The Chronicle-Herald reports.
Featured News 
Canada Water Agency

CWRA webinar outlines next steps for Canada Water Agency

The Canadian Water Resources Association recently hosted a webinar to outline the federal government’s plan to create a Canada Water Agency, its next steps and the potential role it will play in water management. » Learn more

Geoelectrical groundwater monitoring method gives detailed picture of aquifers

Collaboration among Humber College, the University of Toronto and DGI Geoscience Inc. has yielded a method of groundwater monitoring that can save time and money. » Learn more

CNGWA needs members!

The Canadian National Ground Water Association was formed to look at federal issues of concern to the groundwater industry in Canada – working alongside provincial associations. The CNGWA requires your support – a donation of $100 or more – to engage in advocacy activities on your behalf. Making a donation allows you to participate in meetings, vote on association matters and support the association in its work. Here you’ll find details and a CNGWA membership registration form. » Learn more

CIPHEX Virtual

Nov. 2 - Nov. 27, 2020
Location: Online
» Learn More

BCGWA Fall Regional Meeting

Dec. 4, 2020
Location: Online
» Learn More

NGWA Ground Water Week (Virtual)

Dec. 8 - Dec. 10, 2020
Location: Online
» Learn More