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First Nations stewards testing water to learn more about impact of drought

Most Quadra Island residents rely on wells fed by rain, surface water

October 31, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Vancouver Island – Environmental stewards from the We Wai Kai First Nation are monitoring wetlands, watersheds and streams on Quadra Island to learn more about the impact of drought in their traditional territories. Drought was experienced on the island for a third straight year, but it reach Level 5 status this year. Most Quadra Island residents draw water from wells that require rain or surface to recharge underground aquifers. Canada’s National Observer | READ MORE

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