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The world economy is highly dependent on energy. As we move forward, more and more of that energy will have to come from so-called “alternative” energy sources, such as geothermal.
Over the past three or four years, home and business owners across the country have benefited from an influx of federal and provincial retrofit grants supporting geothermal installations. But just as quickly as they arrived on the scene, the federal grants have come to an end and some provincial grants will be expiring at the end of March in 2011.
Dec. 29, 2010 – The Ontario Ground Water Association (OGWA) has announced it will hold the 59th OGWA Convention & Trade Show at the Ambassador Conference Resort in Kingston, Ontario. The event will take place from May 26 – 28, 2011.
Dec. 23, 2010 – Soilmec and American Equipment have announced that Creighton Rock Drill Ltd. of Mississauga, Ont., will represent them in central and eastern Canada.
Ted van der Zalm has gone back to Guatemala to continue his Wells of Hope mission to drill community water wells, but this time a red, shiny-new Foremost DR-24 drilling rig should be waiting for him on his arrival.
For the first time, the Canadian Ground Water Association’s biennial Convention and Trade Show has a full partner. The CanWell 2010 event has been jointly organized by the Manitoba Well Water Association (MWWA) and the Manitoba Geothermal Energy Alliance (MGEA).
The Canadian Ground Water Association (CGWA) suffered a significant loss with the recent passing of our president, Mr. Francis Gale, of Newfoundland and Labrador. Francis was well known in the ground water community and contributed a great deal to the CGWA over the years. He was serving his first term as president at the time of his passing.
Open a specialty contractor’s bag of tricks and you will find more solutions than you could imagine. When faced with a new challenge, contractors will often take bits and pieces we have learned from a multitude of different experiences, and combine them to provide a solution.
On behalf of the City of Winnipeg, it is my honour to officially welcome all national and international delegates to Winnipeg – The Heart of the Continent – for CanWell 2010, hosted by the Manitoba Geothermal Energy Alliance and the Manitoba Water Well Association.
Steven Fletcher is the Minister of State for Democratic Reform. In his role as Minister he is responsible for Senate reform legislation, House of Commons seat distribution, the creation of a Canadian agency to promote democracy abroad and many other initiatives surrounding voter turnout and Canadian democracy.
We are preparing for one of the most important events ever to take place in the history of our association, that being the Canadian Ground Water Association Convention and Trade Show (CanWell 2010), which will run from May 26-29 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
These are just a few samples of the great products and equipment that will be showcased during CanWell 2010.
Canada’s ground water drillers are not the only ones helping to provide Haitians with clean drinking water. Bernie Crawshaw, a retired teacher-librarian in Delhi, Ont., has done his best to support two colleges in Haiti with educational supplies and equipment, plus bio-sand water filters for the schools and households.
Over the past three years, the executive director of the Canadian Ground Water Association (CGWA) has made a number of unsolicited comments regarding the Canadian GeoExchange Coalition (CGC) in the pages of this magazine.
Even now, the scope of the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake in Haiti staggers the imagination. Over 217,000 people have died; some 300,000 more were injured and one million left homeless. Some 250,000 homes and 30,000 commercial buildings were seriously damaged or destroyed.
Assembly of First Nations National Water Symposium and Tradeshow
February 26-28, 2019
OGWA training meeting
March 5, 2019
Groundwater Fly-In and Water Resources Congressional Summit
March 5-6, 2019
National Groundwater Awareness Week
March 10-16, 2019
OOWA 2019 Convention and Expo
March 17-19, 2019
Ontario Ground Water Association Annual Convention and AGM
March 22-23, 2019