Colleen Cross

Colleen Cross

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Simcoe, Ont. – The National Ground Water Association provides a wealth of educational material to help contractors and well owners keep on top of best practices. Here we share a few useful links to educational tools and videos from the association and other ground water related organizations.
Prince George, B.C. – Preliminary results of GeoScience BC's airborne electromagnetic survey on ground water sources completed last summer in the Peace Region suggest some communities will likely be able to add a domestic well with the ground water of high enough quality to drink. Energetic City reports. | READ MORE
Canmore, Alta. – Realtors who sell Canadian resort properties say the low Canadian dollar is spurring interest from American buyers who are looking to pick up cheap vacation homes north of the border. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Pembina Valley, Man. – The Pembina Valley Conservation District recently sealed a well at a local community centre, one of more than 1,300 wells sealed so far. Manitoba Co-operator reports. | READ MORE
With climate change finally taking its rightful place at the centre of world attention, and closely related ground water issues joining it, well drillers have an increasingly important role to play in educating the public about this precious resource.
Surrey, B.C. – Engineer Ray Roussy has patented a new sonic pile-anchor that allows a building to rest on top as well as be bolted and anchored to it.
It’s so easy to deal with the fires, isn’t it? And by easy I mean not easy but straightforward.
Mississauga, Ont. – KSB Pumps has opened a sales and engineering office for Atlantic Canada where clients can find Kandy Mitton, the company’s new regional sales manager for this area.
My first visit to Alberta is burned like the Prairie sun into my memory, not because of the wide-open, picturesque views, but because of its people.
It might have been a well-chosen date that secured the success of John and Carol Larson’s business. But it’s more likely their hard work, creativity and pride in a job well done that did the trick.
Ground water is surface water’s shy cousin.
It looks as if we in the profession of water stewardship have some work to do to highlight the value of water among the public.
April 17, 2015, Sacramento, CA – Scientists at UC Davis say widening some levees, or removing them altogether, could recharge California's ground water. CBS Sacramento reports. | READ MORE
March 18, 2015, Boston – Watson-Marlow has changed its name to Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group to better reflect the evolution of the company from a manufacturer of niche peristaltic pumps and tubing to a specialist in fluid path technology.
It takes a special kind of person to be a water well driller: someone who enjoys working outdoors, someone with mechanical aptitude and, most of all, someone who can think on their feet.
Nov. 4, 2014 – Fluid Metering (FMI) has released a new OEM catalogue for metering pumps and dispensers.
Numbers may have been on the low side, but interest in education, networking and drilling equipment was high among CanWell attendees this year.
This story begins in Denmark, a country acutely aware of its finite ground water resources. Though salt water surrounds the nation, desalination is an expensive, impractical option.
Ground Water Canada, which began life in 1974 as Canadian Water Well, was first published by Agri-book, then taken over by Peter Darbishire and Peter Phillips, who formed AIS Communications. Annex Publishing & Printing purchased Ground Water Canada and other magazines owned by the pair in 2004.
May 13, 2014, Prince Edward Island – An opinion provided by the P.E.I. government regarding a moratorium on high-capacity wells by its environmental advisory council is confidential, says the environment minister. CBC reports. | READ MORE
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