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Tag: groundwater

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...

New Research on Manure Infiltration of Groundwater

Add just enough fertilizer, and crops thrive. Add too much, and you may end up with contaminated surface and groundwater. That's what researchers at...

Study Links Groundwater Nitrate Concentrations to Land Use Practices

What we do on the land surface can have a significant impact on groundwater below. Although nitrate contamination of groundwater used for drinking water...

B.C. Releases Contaminated Sites Remediation Report

British Columbia has released its 2018 report on the Crown Contaminated Sites Program (CCSP). The report was released on July 5th, 2018, and details...

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