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P.E. I. Water Act to come into effect in June 2021

Charlottetown – Prince Edward Island will bring the Water Act into effect June 16, 2021. The will ensure government is able to manage and protect water resources for the common good, the P.E.I. government said in news release.

Investigation finds Indigenous water operators earn less than municipal counterparts due to chronic underfunding

An investigation reveals Indigenous water operators sometimes earn less than half of what municipal operators are paid, but an Indigenous-led group in Atlantic Canada has a solution. APTN National News reports.

Online tool to improve skilled trades training announced at National Apprenticeship Conference

At the recent virtual Canadian Apprenticeship Forum a new CAF-FCA project funded through the federal government’s Union Training and Innovation Program.

Oklahoma State University and NGWA collaborate to create driller training program

A collaboration between Oklahoma State University and the U.S. National Groundwater Association aims to address a projected shortfall of geoscience workers and improve access to groundwater.

Ground Water Awareness Week a time to be grateful – and vocal!

2020 was a year to be grateful for what we have. Ground Water Awareness Week is a time to be grateful for this precious resource and all those who bring it to us. Ground Water Canada’s dedicated website will highlight special articles, information to share with customers and more from March 7-13.

NGWA University offers training for drillers, pump installers and contractors

NGWA University offers free and paid online courses. These include state-offered training, past Groundwater Week sessions, product training and live events. It also includes free training for well owners.

Problem employees – How to deal with bad behaviour

Don’t be too quick to impose new rules for isolated misbehaviour, writes industrial engineer Hugh Alley in Plant Magazine.

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. » Learn more

Contractor/Driller Survey: Do You Recycle?

Canadian Pipe and Pump Supply and Ground Water Canada are conducting research into current recycling practices among contractors/drillers in the groundwater industry in preparation for an upcoming podcast series. » Read more

Digital marketing for groundwater professionals, part 2

Even though you know the workflow we described previously – evangelism, interaction and repurposing – how can you make sure you don’t do it badly? Columnist Dave Mercer looks at basic tools every company needs. » Read more
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