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Allowing development in Kitchener’s SW would jeopardize aquifers: groundwater expert

Aquifers supply 80 per cent of KW-Cambridge region's drinking water

May 31, 2024  By Ground Water Canada

Kitchener, Ont. – Opening the city’s southwest end for new development could jeopardize aquifers that supply drinking water for much of the Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge population, a groundwater expert warns. Bill Clarke says growth and expansion has been unchecked. About 80 per cent of the region’s drinking water comes from underground aquifers. Waterloo Region Record report | READ MORE

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