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Drinking water available to Halifax residents whose wells are going dry

Households can receive two litres of water per person each day plus another litre per pet at six different fire stations.

State of emergency declared for Iqaluit over low water levels from summer drought

Plans are to pump water from nearby lakes to fill the city’s water reservoir prior to freeze-up. About 413,000 cubic metres of water are needed for the reservoir to meet Iqaluit’s water needs during the winter season.

Conservation association fears consultants want to ‘mess’ with pristine drinking water source

Board members of the Trout Lake Conservation Association are asking city council why it’s allowing further development on the lake at a time when it’s near pristine and the drinking water quality is good.

Fear of groundwater contamination at issue with legal matter over dirt pile

A local garden supply company, facing charges related to a mountain of dirt piled up along a major roadway, is hoping a constitutional challenge will help him escape prosecution.

Brokenhead River at risk with water treatment plant construction, residents say

Although the provincial government has stated the plant will not create an issue with the river, a University of Winnipeg expert says there could be concerns if water levels in the river get low.
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OGWA golf tournament

Registration, information for OGWA golf tournament now available online

The date for the sixth annual event recently changed to Thursday, Sept. 15 from Friday, Sept. 16. It will be played at the Conestogo Golf & Conference Centre in Conestogo with a 12 p.m. shotgun start. » Read more
University of Guelph

University of Guelph research project studying trees’ potential role in cleaning up chemical spills

The study hopes to determine if the trees’ interaction with the soil can produce microbes that could help clean up chemical spills, including toluene. » Read more

OGWA 6th Annual Golf Tournament

Sept. 15, 2022
Location: Conestogo, ON
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NGWA Groundwater Week

Dec. 6-8, 2022
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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