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Eight-month-long drought warning comes to an end in Hamilton

Recent heavy rains and snow melt have streams flowing above normal levels

April 19, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Hamilton, Ont. – A drought warning issued last July by the Hamilton Conservation Authority has finally ended after a couple of months of near to above normal precipitation. Agricultural, industrial and golf course operations had been asked to reduce their usage of groundwater and surface water by 20 per cent. Streams are now flowing higher than normal with recent amounts of heavy rain and snow melt. Hamilton Spectator report | READ MORE

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