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Turning saltwater to freshwater using sunlight without electricity or brine production

The technology of using sunlight to turn seawater into freshwater is still in its infancy, as far as the volume being produced at desalination plants, but the potential is there.

Mining company awarded almost $2M in damages after containment design flaw found

The British Columbia Supreme Court has awarded $1.98 million to a Vancouver-based mining company after it was determined the designer of a water treatment tank case it hired was negligent.

Only a few of forever chemical compounds have been studied in detail: scientist

“Forever chemicals,” also known as PFAS, are seeping into groundwater and soil around the world, including some of the most remote locations, researchers are saying.

Federal government more responsive than proactive on water issues: Nunavut MP

Nunavut’s member of Parliament says the federal government tends to respond to emergencies in Canada’s North rather than make investments toward their long-term prevention.

Quebec municipalities want disclosure about industrial use of water

Saint-Lazare, a part of the MRC, recently called on the provincial government to disclose information about groundwater consumption. Municipal officials want the next elected Quebec government to mandate industry to pay more for their water usage.
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Groundwater Week 2022 taking place in Las Vegas this December!

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Colorado River

Colorado River reaching crisis point with drought its worst in 1,200 years

As the consumption of water from the Colorado River continues to outpace its availability, the water body is nearing a crisis point. About 40 million people are dependent on the river’s water supply for such needs as drinking and growing food, but what is flowing through the Colorado isn’t enough to keep up. » Read more

One in 10 Newfoundlanders can’t drink the water coming from their taps

Residents of smaller communities near the Newfoundland and Labrador capital are either enjoying the quality of their drinking water or they absolutely loathe it, largely depending on whether or not they have their own well. » Read more
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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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