Editorial: Winter 2011
The quest for clean water has motivated human beings since before the
beginnings of history. The quest for clean, renewable energy hasn’t been
with us for as long, but it is no less vital. The search for these two
necessities will form a lot of the history of the next century.
Drill down, and find what you need
The quest for clean water has motivated human beings since before the beginnings of history. The quest for clean, renewable energy hasn’t been with us for as long, but it is no less vital. The search for these two necessities will form a lot of the history of the next century.
As professionals who are actively helping to find and access new sources of both water and energy, your contribution to our society is vital. The decisions you make can have an effect not only on your business, but on the larger world. That’s one of the reasons we’ve put together the Ground Water Canada Directory for 2011.
This directory is a compilation of companies that manufacture, supply or distribute the multitude of different products, materials, tools and machinery required by the ground water and geothermal industries.
It allows you to quickly locate a product and a choice of suppliers. Simply look up the item alphabetically in the index under Drilling, Pumps and Accessories, Monitoring and Consulting, Water Treatment, or Associations, and you will find its corresponding page number. Once you have chosen a supplier, turn to the Suppliers section for an alphabetical list of company names that includes addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers and website addresses.
Here you can see if a supplier sells directly, sells through a distributor, sells directly if there is no distributor in an area, or offers co-op advertising, financing, training or promotional materials. Look at the legend found at the top of each page to match the services to the supplier.
Also, be sure to check out the Advertisers’ Index for companies advertising in the directory.
Information is key to the success of any business. Although the information in this directory is also available through the Yellow Pages and online sources, having it listed in an easy-to-reference guide is a convenience for ground water and geothermal professionals. From water well drillers and pump installers, to service contractors and hydrogeologists, whether it is on the drill site or on the shop floor, this directory provides a quick reference to who sells what in the ground water and geothermal industries. It is literally information at your fingertips.
We would like to thank all the companies and individuals who have supplied the information compiled in the 2011 Ground Water Canada Directory. Without their help, this publication would not have been possible.
Although the suppliers are definitely important when it comes to assembling this guide, there’s another group that we need input from even more. That group is, of course, our readers. In other words, we want to hear from you and your colleagues. Let us know what you like about the publication and what you would like to see more of. More to the point, don’t be afraid to tell us when you don’t like something we’ve published. We’re always striving to improve the content and delivery of Ground Water Canada, and the best way for us to do that is by listening to reader feedback.
Feel free to shoot me an e-mail or pick up the phone and call. Better yet, you’ll be seeing both sales manager Ed Cosman and me at various ground water and geothermal related events throughout the next year. If you’ve got something to say, please make sure to let us know.
Perhaps you have something to say to the entire industry. In that case, please let me know and we’ll talk about a column. We’re always looking for members of the industry to step up and make their voices heard.