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Editor’s top 10 picks for 2018

December 30, 2015  By Ground Water Canada

As we ring in 2019, have a look at these 10 important articles from the past year.

Champion of the drillers
Lewis Hopper advocated for aquifers and drillers

Still fighting the price war
Undercutting is still an issue in the water well drilling industry, Treena Hein checked back with drillers to update this well-read story from 2011.


Regulations, risk, reality
Carolyn Camilleri look into the most pressing issues at hand when drillers run into flowing artesian well conditions

The apprenticeship route
This two-part series is a carryover from late 2017. Can these programs help protect the ground water industry and secure its future? Carolyn Camilleri gets viewpoints from several in the industry.

Wind turbines and water wells: opinion
Hydrogeologist Bill Clarke provides context for concerning issues of well water turbidity in southern Ontario

Ground Water Canada’s Top 10 Under 40
Read about dedicated young people from all facets of the industry who are helping to build its future

Gas in water wells
Ken Hugo shares his knowledge of well gases to help drillers troubleshoot

Reaching new customers online
With the help of Business Development Bank of Canada business advisor Chris O’Shea, Julie Fitz-Gerald helps us figure out which social media and website platforms are right for marketing your water-well business.

Total dissolved solids: what you don’t see
Water Education columnist Jeff Wahl runs through the potential risks of total dissolved solids that not visible to the human eye and not automatically tested for.

Friesen Drillers: Reeling in the years
Read about this successful Manitoba drilling company that is rooted in innovation and a strong work ethic, and growing after 100-plus years.

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