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Defender of communal aquifer wants B.C. Supreme Court to review extraction application

Groundwater meets needs of homes and farms of 2,300 in community

November 23, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Merville, B.C. – The founder of an organization determined to protect a community aquifer wants the British Columbia Supreme Court to become involved in a local zoning decision that allows the communal aquifer’s water to be extracted and sold. The groundwater supplies the community of about 2,300 people with their water needs. The founder of Merville Water Guardians says the allowance of a water extraction licence shouldn’t allow the applicant’s business to be classified as a home occupation business, but rather an industrial business. CBC News report | READ MORE

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