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Flooded B.C. well water owners warned of potential liquid manure contamination

The risk has been heightened due to high precipitation from recent storms and the potential overflow or failures of liquid manure storage systems.

Only about a quarter of B.C. groundwater users have applied for licences as deadline looms

Penalties and fees may face those using groundwater for irrigation or commercial purposes who have yet to meet the March 1 deadline.

Iqaluit water crisis surpasses 50 days, and there’s still no end in sight

The crisis has created a staffing shortage in the community, prompting recreational staff to distribute bottled water.

Feds coming up short in financially supporting First Nations’ water systems operations

The federal government has more than enough money set aside to pay for water and wastewater systems over the next five years in First Nations areas, but it’s coming up short in helping First Nations operate such systems, according to a report from parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux.

Boil-water advisory lifted in Gravenhurst, Ont. after lab tests confirm water safe to drink

The advisory was issued after a low fluoride monitoring alarm sounded at the town’s water treatment plant. Although the issue was resolved, a fluoride container hadn’t correctly been labeled, prompting the advisory.
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Arctic rainfall

Groundwater, soil moisture could be affected if Arctic rainfall becomes commonplace

Researchers are predicting a shift to occur between 2050 and 2080. The expected change in precipitation will affect both soil moisture and groundwater, scientists say. » Read more
BC residents

Pre-flood poll notes B.C. residents’ greatest environmental concern is water

Almost two of three people in the province say their No. 1 environmental concern is the pollution of lakes, rivers and streams. » Read more
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