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Groundwater in Minto, N.B. continues to be monitored two years after tire fire

Groundwater that may have been impacted by contaminants from a tire fire here two years ago appears to be flowing away from local water supplies.

Iqaluit shipping eight sea cans of used plastic water bottles to Montreal for recycling

The shipment of the water bottles has spared about 265 cubic metres of plastic from entering the local landfill.

One of two damaged wells from fall flood ready to resume operations in Merritt, B.C.

Extensive flooding in the fall of 2021 led to the loss of two of the city’s five wells that accounted for the municipality’s entire water supply. One of the affected wells, however, is on pace to be operational again.

N.B. village’s drinking water security bolstered from federal, provincial, municipal funding

The funding will help replace water and sewer service pipes and the installation of a new storm sewer line to separate sanitary sewer collection service.

Province invests nearly $16 million for long-awaited water pipeline in Okotoks, Alta.

The pipeline will feed water treatment facilities at both sites from the junction of the Highwood and Bow rivers. Okotoks has experienced water supply challenges for more than a decade.
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Saltwater - a ‘slow poison’

Saltwater becoming a ‘slow poison’ to drinking water supplies on U.S. east coast

Saltwater has been migrating westward from the ocean at a rate of 400 feet per year, impacting groundwater reserves that had once been secure. » Read more
Water source

Tour enlightens local residents as to where their drinking water comes from

Many Canadians take their drinking water for granted and have little or no idea about where it comes from. Residents of Invermere, however, were provided the opportunity to get a first-hand look at the process earlier this week during a water event and tour put on by Wildsight’s Waterways. » Read more
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Hoskin Scientific

Hoskin Introduces Spectra Scientific’s Bladder Pump Sil 1.0

The Spectra Bladder Pump Sil 1.0 is a PFAS free, rugged, technician-friendly silicone bladder pump. The silicone bladder installs in minutes and is becoming the industry standard for miniature bladder pumps.

  • Easy to replace silicone bladder sleeve
  • Simple design – unscrew, remove, replace
  • Adjustable internal bladder ensures optimal low flow rates
  • Works hand-in-hand with the Spectra Hydro Pro Controller; designed to work with all bladder pumps
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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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