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Canada’s chief hydrogeologist Alfonso Rivera to deliver keynote at virtual Groundwater Summit

October 20, 2020  By Ground Water Canada

Alfonso Rivera, PhD, chief hydrogeologist of the Canadian Geological Survey, will deliver the opening address at the Virtual Groundwater Summit on Dec. 8, as part of Groundwater Week.

Rivera will talk about the state of transboundary aquifers and shared management on a global scale. The Summit is being held in conjunction with Virtual Groundwater Week.


The annual National Ground Water Association event will be 100 per cent virtual.

Since 2004, the Groundwater Summit has been designed to be the premier scientific and engineering event for the groundwater community.

This year’s Summit program will focus on the latest in research and knowledge, offer topics ranging from emerging contaminants and groundwater remediation to sustainability and water quality, plus any- and everything in between, and be a place to connect with your groundwater colleagues from around the world. 

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