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Tag: groundwater

Fossil Groundwaters Contain Modern Contaminants

Most of the groundwater in the world that is accessible by deep wells is fossil groundwater, stored beneath the earth's surface for more than...

P.E.I.’s Draft Water Act Suggests Strong Regulation

On March 16th, Prince Edward Island released its draft Water Act for public comment. The draft is comprised of existing and new legislation, which...

Manitoba Red Tape Reduction Bill to Affect Drinking Water, Groundwater

Manitoba has given a first reading to its Red Tape Reduction and Government Efficiency Act, 2017, or Bill 24. The changes would impact The...

Okanagan Basin Water Board Launches Well Registry

Amidst the confusion about what new B.C. groundwater regulations mean for residents, the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has developed a guide that explains...

Hydraulic Fracturing Expected Value: 68 Billion by 2024

A report from Global Market Insights, Inc., released today, on the hydraulic fracturing market, suggests the industry share is poised to exceed USD 68...

New Brunswick Selects Water Strategy Working Group

New Brunswick has announced a working group to help provide recommendations to the government and direct a provincial water strategy. The announcement came today from...

Climate Change-Water Vulnerabilities Identified for Three St. John River Communities

Power outages, groundwater contamination, and telecommunications disruptions are the top three climate-change hazards identified by New Brunswick municipalities in a Community Climate Change Vulnerability...

$181M Will Help Protect Watercourses at Oil Site Clean Up in...

Imperial Oil has committed a $181M security for the cleanup of its oilfield in Norman Wells, North West Territories. The site remediation plan emphasizes...

Is Ontario’s Moratorium on Water-Taking for Bottling Effective?

The Ontario government announced its two-year moratorium on new or expanded water-taking permits for companies who bottle water. The province’s moratorium bans new water bottling...

EPA Releases Final Report on Hydraulic Fracturing

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its final report on hydraulic fracturing, which details the impact of the process on drinking water. The report,...

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