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Selenium from B.C. coal mining operation creates binational drinking water concern

Metallurgical coal mining operations in the area are posing a significant risk to local waterways. Blasting is releasing selenium into rivers and streams, among other contaminants, putting drinking water sources at risk.

Innovative solutions required to resolve Nunavut’s ongoing water crisis: senator

While there is good news for Iqaluit’s future water operations, the remainder of the territory’s access to clean drinking water is hampered by infrastructure and capacity gaps.

British Columbia’s first geothermal power plant begins second round of testing

The testing is to ensure the region’s groundwater is commercially viable for geothermal electricity and heat production. The geothermal plant is British Columbia’s first.

Council of Great Lakes Region launches bi-national five-year plastics action plan

The aim is to forge a future without plastic packaging waste and litter in the bi-national Great Lakes region, the engine of the North American economy and guardian of the largest freshwater system in the world.

Iqaluit ponders two new potable water sources to meet city’s growing population

The city is expected to make a decision by the end of summer about a new supply that will come from either Unnamed Lake or Sylvia Grinnell River.
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Groundwater resources

Checking in on Canada’s groundwater: a cross-country look at the resource

Groundwater is one of Canada’s most important, yet poorly understood resources. Canada is often perceived as a country with a seemingly unlimited supply of freshwater, but that surface water is only the tip of the iceberg among the nation’s freshwater reserves. » Read more

USask research delves into global ‘hotspots’ where groundwater availability is diminishing

The most vulnerable of the drying water basins impact more than 1.5-billion people. The application of integrated water resources management is one such process that promotes co-ordinated water management. » Read more

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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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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