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Waterloo Region’s aquifers are getting saltier with almost a third of wells at or near thresholds

Twenty-five of the region’s approximately 80 urban wells are either past or approaching their saltiness thresholds.

First Nation chief optimistic settlement will bring clean drinking water to community

The Curve Lake First Nation’s existing water treatment plant – constructed in the 1980s – has inadequately been disinfecting water, resulting in 10 to 15 boil-water advisories issued annually.

B.C.’s opposition parties calling for another groundwater licensing deadline extension

The opposition parties calling for the extension say the province needs to do a better job in communicating with those yet to register or who need help in doing so.

Opinion: Much of B.C.’s population unaware of magnitude of threat to province’s water

British Columbia’s water is under threat, and those living in the province are largely unaware of the magnitude of the associated risks, a tandem of guest columnists write in The Globe and Mail.

Norfolk County sees end in sight for fuel leak clean-up that threatens water supply

It will still be another three years before Norfolk County learns if it has successfully cleaned up a fuel spill from 2008 that has threatened the water supply in the Town of Simcoe.
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Dave Mercer

The after effects of B.C.’s year from hell

The word “unprecedented” gets used quite a lot these days, but, when looking back on 2021 in British Columbia, it is certainly fitting. » Read more
Road salt

Excessive road salt use endangers human health, drinking water supplies: study

The study claims excessive road salt contaminates drinking water supplies, and was likely responsible for high levels of corrosive chloride in Flint, Mich.’s water supply. » Read more

Wellmaster Press x Press Couplings – Different from the Rest

Wellmaster has been designing and manufacturing Press x Press couplings for the past 19 years.

What makes our couplings better?

Strong friction taper connection for tough conditions
No threading or welding required, just drop on and start driving
Can be used for plain end casing with no bevel

Available in 4 1/2”, 6 5/8” and 7” diameters.

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