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University professor questions Nunavut’s health claims regarding Iqaluit water crisis

A Laval University environmental engineering professor is questioning the territorial government’s assertion that no long-term health issues are likely to stem from the city’s water crisis.

Proposed Alberta cattle operation could jeopardize ground, surface water at Pigeon Lake: citizens group

Not only are local citizens concerned about the potential impact on the ecosystem, but they also fear their property values could significantly diminish if such an operation is to proceed.

B.C. receives 260 groundwater licence applications from Northeast by March deadline

As of March 1, those without a licence could no longer legally access their existing wells.

MOH panel finds wind farm as potential cause for water well clogging, but no health risks

A North Kent wind farm has been touted as a potential cause for the clogging of nearby private water wells, according to an investigation by the Ministry of Health.

Most Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory residents have access to clean water after 14 years

After 14 years, a boil-water advisory at the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory west of Kingston has been lifted for most of the First Nation community following expanded connections made to a new water treatment plant.
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Freshwater resources at risk

Freshwater resources at risk, including groundwater depletion, at hands of key industries

Risks include groundwater depletion, metal contamination, plastic pollution, and water diversion. Among the biggest contributors to such threats are the textile and food products industries. » Read more
Clean drinking water

Opinion: All of Canada must have immediate equitable access to clean drinking water

All municipalities in Canada must have immediate equitable access to clean drinking water and not be subject to long-term water advisories, an opinion piece published by the Excalibur suggests. » Read more
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NGWA Groundwater Week

Dec. 6-8, 2022
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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