Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: groundwater

New Research Finds Problem with Groundwater Monitoring

Bad wells tend to get excluded from studies on groundwater levels, a problem that could skew results everywhere monitoring is used to decide government...

City of Guelph Launches Water Well Decommissioning Rebate Program

The City of Guelph, located in southern Ontario, is offering rebates to help property owners decommission unused private water wells and septic systems on...

U of G Researchers Receive Over $10 Million for Groundwater Research

University of Guelph researchers will help to ensure safe, sustainable drinking water for Wellington County’s growing population through groundwater research. The studies will be...

Green Party Introduces Legislation to Protect Guelph, Ontario’s Drinking Water

The Green Party of Ontario's first legislation, the Paris Galt Moraine Conservation Act, was introduced on February 20, 2019. If passed, this legislation would...

Microplastic Contamination Found in Common Source of Groundwater

A new study is the first to report microplastics in fractured limestone aquifers – a groundwater source that accounts for 25 per cent of...

WEF Report: Sea Level Rise and Climate Change Threaten Groundwater

Last week, the World Economic Forum (WEF) released its 14th annual Global Risks Report 2019, where for the ninth year in a row, water...

Soot-Filled Rivers Mark the Need for a National Wildfire Strategy

During the record-breaking 2018 fire season, the typically clear waters of Cameron Falls in Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta flowed black. But...

Expanded Access to Water Management for Livestock Producers in MB

The Government of Manitoba has acted to help livestock producers who have been affected by dry conditions across, broadening the scope of provincial support...

New Method for Long-Term Groundwater Monitoring Could Reduce Costs

Long-term groundwater monitoring can be a complex, and potentially costly, practice requiring frequent sampling and laboratory analysis. A new method developed by scientists at the...

Soil and Groundwater Quality Guidelines Available for Public Comment

Documents published by the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment(CCME) regarding the Canadian Soil and Groundwater Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Environmental...

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