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Assessment of territory’s response to Iqaluit water crisis has yet to begin six months later

The delay is being blamed on several factors, including staffing shortages and other priorities. It is still undetermined how long the review will take or its associated costs.

Pipeline completion brings better quality drinking water to residents of Tottenham, Ont.

Vastly improved drinking water is coming to local residents following the completion of an extended pipeline that has helped lower trihalomethanes (THMs) levels.

Alberta, Northwest Territories release bilateral water management agreement

An agreement between the governments of Alberta and the Northwest Territories lays the foundation for long-term cooperation and shared management aimed at protecting the ecological integrity of the water flowing across the Alberta-NWT border.

Quebec premier pledges to help problem areas in province gain access to clean drinking water

Premier François Legault said everyone in the province must have clean drinking water this year, acknowledging single municipalities likely can’t afford the cost of doing what is necessary themselves.

Northern Ontario lake tests positive for blue-green algae, but municipal water supply is OK

The local health unit warns that water from the lake should not be used for consumption, adding boiling the water will release toxins from the algae.
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Leading water users

Canada ranks third among world’s leading water users, trailing U.S.A and U.A.E.

Canada is ranked among the world’s top four users of water, according to a study by Utility Bidder which has analyzed water use by cities and countries around the world to determine who has the world’s biggest water footprint. » Read more
University of Calgary

Calgary university student writes thesis on COVID’s impact on Indigenous people and water

A University of Calgary student has written her honours thesis on COVID-19’s impact on Indigenous communities, including how many are still coping without clean drinking water. » 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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