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Drinking water advisories aren’t just an Indigenous issue; they impact all Canadians: researcher

An Indigenous cultural anthropologist and water researcher says we’re destroying water at a rapid pace.

Agricultural operations in southern Quebec challenged by drying up groundwater sources

The crisis is having a profound impact on such commercial operations as dairy farming, vineyards and orchards, and vegetable farms.

Ontario First Nation community celebrates opening of its long-awaited new water treatment plant

The acquisition of a water treatment has been a long-time goal of the First Nation. The Ontario Public Works Association has awarded the community with its Public Works Project of the Year for Small Municipalities and First Nations for the plant.

Groundwater expected to be replenished in parched Western Canada following forecasted storm

While widespread thunderstorms are expected across the area, possibly bringing with it heavy rain, gusting wind and hail, groundwater impacted by recent drought can be replenished.

‘Forever chemicals’ found in drinking water are dangerous, even at low levels: EPA

The compounds are part of a larger cluster often referred to as “forever chemicals” or PFAS. The EPA says the compounds pose health risks, even at low levels.
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Dr. Audrey Murray

Protecting Prince Edward Island’s precious water supply

Predictions for future water supply and quality are often dire, especially in places like Prince Edward Island, where freshwater is limited and depends on rainwater and snowmelt. » Read more
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Post-COVID business development; what needs to be done differently

The new normal is now a hybrid of how we did business pre-COVID and during COVID. Our business development strategies need to be a hybrid as well. » Read more

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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