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Ontario Green Party leader says Doug Ford is putting Ontario’s drinking water in jeopardy

Mike Schreiner says Premier Doug Ford has a reckless environmental agenda that puts clean drinking water in jeopardy.

Unlicensed well installations are both illegal and dangerous, warns Ottawa technician

The owner of Paradise Pumps and PV Water & Plumbing warns that the construction, extension or repair of a well without the assistance of a licensed specialist is both illegal and dangerous.

Testing of drinking water in Winnipeg schools shows higher-than-acceptable lead levels

High lead levels have been found in the drinking water at some city schools following provincially mandated testing of administrative buildings and learning institutions.

Water services restored in Hay River following massive flooding of town in early May

Lift Station No. 1 was back online Sunday following electrical and mechanical work. The station had been almost fully underwater following flood events.

Guelph’s outward expansion could trigger groundwater contamination: hydrogeologist

A report from a hydrogeological firm representing Puslinch states: “The terrain of the Clair-Maltby secondary plan area, the proposed density, and the lack of overflow stormwater outlets to streams will result in the contamination of groundwater.”
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Drinking water from air

Research finds ways to draw drinking water from air in world’s most arid regions

The current study is targeting the hottest and driest places on earth and could allow millions of people in such areas to access drinking water with an easy-to-use home device. » Read more
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Project studies effective removal of emerging contaminants in wastewater treatment plants

Scientists are developing new technologies allowing infrastructure to be more efficient and able to remove remaining contaminants that would otherwise be discharged into waterways. » Read more

Ontario Ground Water Association AGM

June 18, 2022
Location: London, ON
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OGWA 6th Annual Golf Tournament

Sept. 16, 2022
Location: Conestogo, ON
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NGWA Groundwater Week

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