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Global Groundwater Wells at Risk of Running Dry: Study

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“Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water.” It’s a silly rhyme, but one that highlights a simple fact:...

Ontario Government Makes Changes to Water Taking Program

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The Ontario government is making changes to the province's water taking program. The changes will include new rules that will give municipalities more direct...

New Water Well Improvement Program to Protect Groundwater Quality

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Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority (SVCA) and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) have partnered together to offer a Water Well Improvement Program. The program...

New Brunswick Asking Residents to Conserve Water

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Surface water and groundwater levels are lower than normal throughout the province, which is why New Brunswickers are advised to conserve water. “The heat wave,...

2020 Stockholm Water Prize Awarded to Groundwater Expert

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A groundwater expert, Dr. John Cherry, has received the 2020 Stockholm Water Prize. According to the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Cherry’s research has raised...

Climate Change and Urbanization Threaten Groundwater Quality: Study

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Climate change and urbanization are expected to threaten groundwater quality around the world, according to a new study from UNSW. Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) is...

Ontario Announces Changes to Excess Soil Regulations

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The Ontario government has announced that it will be clarifying the province's excess soil regulations. The announcement was made by Environment Minister Jeff Yurek...

Canadian Arctic Scientist Awarded Weston Family Prize

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Canadian Arctic scientist Dr. Wayne Pollard has been awarded the Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research. Dr. Pollard has dedicated more...

Five-Year Report on Yukon Water Strategy Released by Yukon

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The Government of Yukon released the five-year report on the Yukon Water Strategy and Action Plan at the fourth annual Yukon Water Forum. “This report...

Water Security Agency Releases 2019 Freeze-up Report

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The Water Security Agency (WSA) has issued its 2019 Conditions at Freeze-up Report. After well above average precipitation through the fall, conditions are favourable for...

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