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BCGWA virtual regional meetings to cover licensing, supply-chain issues and regional updates

The B.C. Ground Water Association will host three virtual regional meetings this year packed full of information those in the industry won’t want to miss.

Ontario announces financial relief for employers

Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board is cutting premium rates in 2022 by $168 million, bringing the total reduction in premiums since 2018 to $2.4 billion.

Education blitz encourages Ontarians to learn what drinking water protection zone signs mean

Conservation Ontario and local source protection authorities and regions have launched a three-week public information campaign about drinking water protection zone signs.
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Featured news 
Indigenous water operators

New Indigenous water-operators-in-training

Eleven interns of a drinking water internship program for young Indigenous adults have graduated. Of the cohort, 91 per cent are now water operators in training, having earned their OIT certification. » Read more
CNGWA membership

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
Sponsored Spotlight 
Hoskin Scientific

Low-Cost, Research-Grade Water Level Data Logger

The HOBO U20L-01 is a low-cost, research-grade water level data logger for continuously measuring water level and temperature in a wide range of underwater environments. It features 0.1% measurement accuracy, a polypropylene housing for use in both fresh and salt water, and a non-vented design for convenient and hassle-free deployment. » Learn more

Groundwater Week 2021 is a go: NGWA update on health and safety measures

The National Ground Water Association has reconfirmed that Groundwater Week 2021 will occur in-person, as planned, on Dec. 14-16, 2021 in Nashville, Tenn. » Read more

Study highlights lead in water danger and 135 mayors call on U.S. Congress to act on Infrastructure and Reconciliation Bills immediately

A recently released report in JAMA Pediatrics highlights the need for Congress to pass both the Senate Infrastructure and the House Reconciliation Bills immediately, which includes funding for lead service line replacement to be added to drinking water state revolving funds. » Read more

Calif. farmers have found ways to store water underground

An earthen basin that needs rivers to rise and flood it could be the key to survival for California’s agricultural community that is running short of water. NPR reports. » Read more

NGWA Groundwater Week 2021

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