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Grants offered to decommission Niagara water wells and improve local water quality

A communications specialist with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority says if an unused well isn’t properly decommissioned, it poses a risk to groundwater supplies which could be contaminated with E. coli or other pollutants.

Fingers pointed at foreign-owned farms for depleted water supplies in drought-stricken Arizona county

The communities of Salome and Wenden in La Paz County are particularly in dire straits as the region continues to experience its worst drought in 1,200 years.

Yellowknife’s drinking water source to temporarily change during new pipeline construction

The new pipeline won’t be in place until 2026 and the city’s drinking water source will continue to be the Yellowknife River, but that will temporarily change starting next year.

Manitoba community’s drinking water source has guideline-exceeding arsenic levels

The Office of Drinking Water advises residents, whose primary drinking water source is from the local supply, to reduce what they consume, adding boiling water will not reduce the amount of arsenic present.

Recent rainfall allows for lifting of treated drinking water ban at B.C.’s Sunshine Coast

Non-essential businesses, including breweries and concrete, asphalt and gravel companies, were forbidden from using treated drinking water during the ban period. The order impacted the Sunshine Coast Regional District, the District of Sechelt and the shíshálh Nation.
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Hoskin Scientific

Introducing the Apera Single & Multiparameter Pen Style Pocket Testers

Apera Instruments Pocket Testers test all kinds of parameters in an ACCURATE, QUICK, and RELIABLE manner. Applications include environmental monitoring, water treatment, groundwater, tap/drinking water, hydroponics, etc.

Meters come as a complete kit with case & supplies. IP67 waterproof and dustproof, floating on water. 1000 hours' continuous operation powered by AAA batteries (with low power warning and auto power off).
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Cemetery burials

Cemetery burials and their risk to groundwater quality: an essay for thought

In 2021, about 4.5 million gallons of embalming fluid entered the ground in U.S. cemeteries. This is on top of chemicals from varnished wood caskets and other pollutants related to burials. » Read more
Canadian Indigenous water utility

History made as first Canadian Indigenous water utility takes control of water management

Canada now has its first ever Indigenous water utility with the Atlantic First Nations Water Authority (AFNWA) setting a new milestone. » Read more
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Wellmaster Pipe & Supply

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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NGWA Groundwater Week

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