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Public input requested on Manitoba water strategy

The Manitoba government is seeking feedback from Manitobans on the development of a provincial water management strategy through an online public engagement page.

Claims process open on class action relating to TCE in the groundwater in Shannon, Que.

Judgment has been rendered for establishing and opening the individual claims process on a class action suit relating to TCE in the groundwater in Shannon, Que.

No guaranteed solution to gas well problem in Norfolk County, Ont.

A consulting firm has concluded there is no guaranteed – and no inexpensive – solution to the problem of toxic gas in Silver Hill, Ont. Capping wells in the area has created a whack-a-mole effect due to large volume of groundwater converging from higher elevations. The Simcoe Reformer reports.

B.C.’s Lil’wat Nation appeals bottled water extraction licence on its territory

The Lil’wat Nation has filed an appeal with B.C.’s Environmental Assessment Office over a licence held by a local bottled water company to extract groundwater on its traditional territory. Pique News Magazine reports.

OGWA to host golf event Sept. 17 to raise funds for Fleming scholarships

The Ontario Ground Water Association will host its fourth annual golf tournament Sept. 17, 2021, to raise funds for annual scholarship awards for graduates of Fleming College’s resources drilling and blasting program.

Sooke, B.C., residents say rock blasting is impacting water wells; Ministry points to dry weather

Some residents of Sooke, B.C., are concerned about the impact blasting activity on Highway 14 construction is having on their water wells. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure says that’s unlikely. Saanich News reports.
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Tackling burnout

Tackling burnout: How to deal with stress and safety in the workplace

Employers who manage to get ahead of the burnout curve will gain a distinct advantage over other organizations, writes Kristen Deuzeman, an industrial/organizational psychologist at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. » Read more
Podcast tackles drilling site’s carbon footprint

Podcast tackles drilling site’s carbon footprint

Canadian Pipe and Pump Supply Inc. brings you the first of three podcast episodes exploring the footprint left during drilling for domestic water wells and dewatering wells. Listen in as editor Colleen Cross and CanPipe’s Mike Hare share details of a custom survey, go over developments in sustainability legislation and start the discussion of what the groundwater industry can do to reduce its impact on the environment. While you’re there, subscribe to Ground Water Canada: The Podcast and be the first to know when a new episode drops! » Read more
Canadian National Ground Water Association: Become a voting member

Canadian National Ground Water Association: Become a voting member

The Canadian National Ground Water Association was formed to be your voice on federal issues of concern to the groundwater industry in Canada – working alongside provincial associations. If you are involved in the industry, you are automatically an Associate member of the Canadian National Ground Water Association. Make a donation of $100 or more to participate in meetings and have a vote on association matters. Here you’ll find all the details and a CNGWA membership registration form. » Read more

OGWA Scholarship Golf Tournament

Sept. 17, 2021
Location: Conestogo, Ont.
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NGWA Groundwater Week 2021

Dec. 14-16, 2021
Location: Nashville, Tenn.
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