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Survey Snippet 2: Profit margins | Report on water infrastructure in CanadaNovember 26, 2020Marketing your business: 3 steps | Alberta NDP releases geothermal planNovember 12, 2020Geoelectrical groundwater monitoring | Canada’s chief hydrogeo to open Groundwater SummitOctober 29, 2020BCGWA urges province to prioritize groundwater licensing | Course for Ontario well techs offered anywhere, anytimeOctober 15, 2020National survey results | Lead-leaching allowance for plumbing products tightened in NSF/ANSI/CAN 61October 1, 2020Succession planning advice | Oilsands tailings ponds leaking: reportSeptember 17, 2020Ontario to extend water-bottling ban | PFAS resources from NGWASeptember 3, 2020Sept. 1 is Protect Your Groundwater Day | Canada gets C on flood risk preparednessAugust 20, 2020CNGWA mission statement | Private Member’s Bill aims to protect fresh water in CanadaAugust 6, 2020COVID’s impact on ground water industry | B.C. ground water users slow to registerJuly 23, 2020Drilling scholarships awarded | Atlantic First Nations Water Authority establishedJuly 9, 2020Sites done right | Ontario water quantity proposalJune 25, 2020National survey | Karst systems and stormsJune 11, 2020Wastewater may warn of COVID-19 | Free accounting advice for businessesMay 28, 2020COVID-19 support fund available | DJ’s Well Drilling of Nova ScotiaMay 14, 2020Estimating yield for domestic wells | Water quality in shut-down buildingsApril 30, 2020Tips for business resiliency | Definition of ‘essential businesses’ varies across CanadaApril 16, 2020COVID-19 economic help for businesses | NASA launches global ground water mapsApril 2, 2020Awareness Week podcast | COVID-19 economic measuresMarch 19, 2020Ground Water Awareness Week: Day 5March 13, 2020Ground Water Awareness Week: Day 4March 12, 2020Ground Water Awareness Week: Day 3March 11, 2020Ground Water Awareness Week: Day 2March 10, 2020Ground Water Awareness Week: Day 1March 9, 2020Awareness Week March 9-13 | Opportunities for recruiting staffMarch 5, 2020Electrical safety | Edmonton Garrison tests wells for PFASFebruary 20, 2020Photo contest winners | Plastic pollution reportFebruary 6, 2020National board update | Dreaming big for the BAFFJanuary 23, 2020B.C. updates water use rules | 2020 truck roundupJanuary 9, 2020Call to action on ground water worldwide | Manitoba First Nation launches class action over water advisoriesDecember 12, 2019Canadian association needs volunteers | Cannabis and ground water studyNovember 28, 2019Canadians to meet in Vegas | Lead levels investigatedNovember 14, 2019P.E.I. discusses Water Act | B.C. Water Sustainability PlansOctober 31, 2019Study explores sinking water tables | Organizing your officeOctober 17, 2019Drilling company employee killed in workplace accident | N.S. gets water project fundingOctober 3, 2019Managed aquifer recharge | Funding for water access on Manitoba farmsSeptember 19, 2019Pump tests in gas-producing wells | Severe drought in rural ManitobaSeptember 5, 2019Sept. 3 is Protect Your Groundwater Day | Long-term monitoring of ground water needed, study suggestsAugust 22, 2019B.C. auditor general rebukes MOH over water protection | N.S. counties get water and wastewater fundingAugust 8, 2019Q-and-A with Jay Famiglietti | Grundfos Canada to growJuly 25, 2019Turbidity and turbines | Send us your photos!July 11, 2019Red Williams Drilling of B.C. | Send us your photos!June 27, 2019Water Wells First, OGWA lobby Ont. government | Send us your photos!June 13, 2019Innovations in drilling | Enter our photo contest!May 30, 2019Enter our photo contest! | Wellen Boring of Saskatoon in the spotlightMay 16, 2019Interview with NGWA president | B.C. convention features drillers courseMay 2, 2019Drilling field trip in Ont. | Top 10 Under 40: Kamal SinghApril 18, 2019OGWA elects new president | Top 10 Under 40: Patrick HouleApril 4, 2019Lead in drinking water guideline updated | Top 10 Under 40: Patrick SimonsonMarch 21, 2019Top 10 Under 40: Ashley Friesen | UBC biosensor tests for cryptosporidiumMarch 7, 2019Top 10 Under 40: Justin Clarke | Transboundary aquifer researchFebruary 21, 2019Top 10 Under 40: Fraser Cummings | Awareness week turns 20!February 7, 2019Top 10 Under 40: Jason MacLeod | Ground water and climate changeJanuary 24, 2019New association needs your support | Products at Groundwater WeekJanuary 10, 2019New drinking water guidance documents | Editor’s top 10 picks for 2018December 27, 2018Groundwater Week highlights | Karst cave found in B.C.December 13, 2018THM concerns in Nfld. town | Top 10 Under 40: Parker DruryNovember 29, 2018CFB Comox to test ground water | Ont. report outlines water issuesNovember 15, 2018B.C. studies red snow | Sask. First Nation without water after treatment plant burns downNovember 1, 2018Study explores phosphorus in watersheds | Drilling wells for charityOctober 18, 2018Atlantic drillers get together | Drone searches for water contaminationOctober 4, 2018Remembering a champion of drillers | N.S. water shortagesSeptember 20, 2018Top 10 Under 40 revealed | UV-LED purifier first NSF/ANSI 55 certifiedSeptember 6, 2018New soil and ground water quality guidelines | Dry conditions in N.S. threaten wellsAugust 23, 2018AI and water monitoring | Paper links nitrate to land useJuly 26, 2018Industry loses veteran driller | Friesen Drillers looks back on 100 yearsJuly 12, 2018Drilling prices update | Water jobs hold opportunity: reportJune 28, 2018BCGWA convention highlights | Top 10 Under 40 taking nominationsJune 14, 2018Flowing artesian wells | 'Raw' water to irrigate Saskatoon parksMay 17, 2018Ontario bans pile driving for wind turbine project | Wind storm destroys water wells on Pelee IslandMay 3, 2018Aging infrastructure top water risk | Moss that can remove arsenic from water discoveredApril 19, 2018Gibsons to go off regional water | Canadians must spend more on water systems, report saysApril 5, 2018Ground Water Awareness Week wraps up | Help us find your Top 10 Under 40!March 22, 2018Geothermal heats up in Ontario | Ground Water Awareness Week a time to learn and educate others!March 8, 2018U.S. group shares wind turbine concerns with Water Wells First | Six Nations water treatment plant to expandFebruary 22, 2018Bottled water consumption fuelled by health fears: study | Training key to ending drinking-water advisories: U of GuelphFebruary 8, 2018Drinking water advisories up | Nanaimo geo-exchange projectJanuary 25, 2018New Top 10 Under 40 | NGWA guidance on PFAS compoundsJanuary 11, 2018Canadian association forms | Residential construction upDecember 14, 2017P.E.I. Water Act tabled | Great Lakes water qualityNovember 30, 2017Faster water testing | Rural workers have tougher go after injuriesNovember 16, 2017Artificial sweeteners via septic | Valuing your service businessNovember 2, 2017P.E.I. farm groups debate high-capacity wells | What customers want from drillersOctober 19, 2017Manganese problems persist in Winnipeg | Danish study connects nitrogen use and ground water qualityOctober 5, 2017Cheaper, faster test for E. coli | New Minas, N.S., to protect water supply from extreme stormsSeptember 21, 2017B.C. 'Sustainaville' geothermal project | Ground water in Keno, Yukon, largely undrinkable without heavy treatmentSeptember 7, 2017B.C. steam drill restored | OGWA golfs for ground waterAugust 24, 2017N.S. ‘visionary’ Jones remembered | Review set for tainted Okanagan water sourceAugust 10, 2017An end to long-term DWA at Saskatchewan First Nation | Fleming Drilling and Blasting students in the fieldJuly 27, 2017Conserving wetlands lowers flood damage | Manganese concentration needs attention, study saysJuly 13, 2017First Nations water crisis | Septic systems source of emerging contaminantsJune 29, 2017Ontario raises water-bottling fee | Freshwater ecosystems in perilJune 15, 2017Ottawa flood water contamination | Winnipeg to install monitoring wells over old landfillsJune 1, 2017M&M Drilling Rivers profile | Ont. passes laws to modernize resource managementMay 18, 2017Aquifer breach costs Vancouver $10M | Spring issue feature: Spirit of collaborationMay 4, 2017OGWA convention notes | UBC invention uses bacteria to purify waterApril 20, 2017New P.E.I. Water Act would ban water exports | Alberta town apologizes for pink tap waterMarch 23, 2017How to start a children’s water fest | Happy Ground Water Awareness Week!March 9, 2017Water treatment failing on reserves: Globe report | Geothermal grants coming in OntarioFebruary 23, 2017Geothermal questions tackled | Water well cross-connection bylaw defeated in Alta.February 9, 2017Lead in drinking water: new guideline | Respected drilling prof gears downJanuary 26, 2017Ground water’s big picture | Canadians discuss new associationJanuary 12, 2017Groundwater Week highlights | B.C. First Nation gains drinking water systemDecember 15, 2016Pesticide ban proposed | Permafrost loss has global implications: USGS studyDecember 1, 2016Oil and gas drilling forecast to increase | Canadian desalination pipe design finalist for awardNovember 17, 2016C- for Canada in flood preparedness: report | UBC water-cleaning researchNovember 3, 2016N.B. water management report | Ontario proposes moratorium on new water takingsOctober 20, 2016Improving your customer service | Ground water textbook goes onlineOctober 6, 2016$1B for Ontario water projects | A rural voiceSeptember 22, 2016Alberta flood prompts major water project | New tech roundupSeptember 8, 2016Educating from the frontlines | Water service restored in Prince Albert, Sask.August 11, 2016OGWA voices wind farm vibration concerns | Toronto scientist tackles space water questionJuly 28, 2016Sustainable wells | Alta. watershed programs lose fundingJuly 14, 2016Ontario wind farm protest underway | Atlantic treasureJune 30, 2016Canadian conference highlights | Antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in ManitobaJune 16, 2016Observation wells 101 | Climate change top threat to fresh water, survey saysMay 19, 2016What young drillers want | Rural housing starts upMay 5, 2016Canadian ground water conference set for June | Munk School water study program closesApril 21, 2016