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Ontario Green Party officials want gravel mining permits stopped to protect groundwater

Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner attended a Save Our Water rally, saying threats to groundwater by gravel mining need to stop until they are better understood.

Ontario government investing in training to bolster piping and plumbing careers

The Ontario government is working for workers by investing more than $11.6 million in two projects that will help nearly 1,500 apprentices and journeypersons upgrade their skills.

B.C. sets course for watershed restoration through investment of $30 million

An ongoing effort to restore watersheds and wetlands in the province is creating a healthier future for British Columbians by mitigating the impacts of climate change on communities, strengthening ecosystems and securing quality drinking water.

Conservation authority initiates social media campaign to draw attention to water protection

The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority wants the public to know why it’s important they test their well water, understand the implications of spring runoff and know how pet waste can impact water quality.

BCGWA reports successful return to first in-person convention since start of COVID pandemic

Several discussions were held about the current state of the groundwater industry and the role the association can play. Surveys are to be sent out to members for their input related to the discussions.
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Jim Smith

Wanted: New drillers to fill a growing need in industry

Although some young people are moving into water well drilling, industry experts say there’s not enough of them to bridge the labour gap – and that this gap will only grow bigger going forward. » Read more
Ron Bourdon

Guest column: A new approach to education

The time to act is now. The Holland College “Excellence in Watershed and Aquifer Management Centre” intends to be part of the solution. » Read more

NGWA Groundwater Week

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