Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: groundwater

Ontario Announces Changes to Excess Soil Regulations

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

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

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

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...

Solar & Wind Energy Can Help Improve Water Resource Use

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) researchers explored optimal pathways for managing groundwater and hydropower trade-offs for different water availability conditions as...

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...

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