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Guelph lacks adequate groundwater sources to meet mandated growth to 2051

A staff report suggests a future limit will be attached to the city’s groundwater that future councils will have to consider in meeting provincially mandated growth targets.

College provides important training for Canada’s next generation of water operators

The next generation of water operators are being trained at Canadore College to enable them to become certified in water system monitoring, water quality testing and troubleshooters who can prevent problems before they escalate into major issues.

Alberta bedroom community’s future growth dependent on finding another water source

Located only 47 kilometres from Calgary, Okotoks has become a popular bedroom community with its small-town appeal, but the town estimates it has another nine years at most for further development unless it finds another water source.

Filtration method removes 99.9 per cent of nanoplastic particles from drinking water: study

Biologically active systems called slow sand filters can remove nanoplastic particles from water with 99.9 per cent success, a new study says.

Comprehensive guide looks at realities of waste disposal and recycling and offers sustainable approaches

A more sustainable approach could help with recycling practices and eliminate such waste products as single-use plastics.
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Women in Ground Water

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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Featured news 

Antarctica’s groundwater amount is greater than previously estimated, say researchers

Researchers observing groundwater flowing beneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet on land to the Ross Ice Shelf floating off the Siple Coast is a greater amount than was previously estimated. » Read more
Clean water from fog

Harvesting clean water from fog among many innovations published in UN book

Scientists working in southern Morocco, at the edge of the Sahara Desert, are extracting moisture from dense fog on Mount Boutmezguida, producing 6,300 litres of freshwater daily to the villages below. » Read more
Hoskin Scientific

Hoskin Introduces Heron’s New Downhole Inspection Camera

The Heron dipper-See EXAMINER is a robust and cost effective vertical downhole inspection camera. Designed with portability in mind, this self-contained unit is ideal for viewing in wells, drains, vertical shafts, open bodies of water, boreholes and narrow tubes over 25mm (1”) in diameter.

   • LED lights
   • Video & audio notes
   • Versatile positioning arm for adjusting the monitor
   • Available as a rental unit

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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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