Geothermal

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October 7, 2011 - SIMCO Drilling Equipment has developed a new limited access drill and a tracked water pump station for geothermal drillers.
October 5, 2011, Vancouver - Canadians are wasteful users of their most valuable natural resources and need to act in unison now to become sustainable in the face of climate change, a new report from Simon Fraser University warns. | READ MORE
September 30, 2011, Edmonton - A retired Edmonton man is making waves about one of the largest access-to-information requests in the province. But he says he isn't trying to rock the boat, he just thinks Albertans should know the quality of the water resource they own. | READ MORE
September 30, 2011, Westerville, OH – The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) has announced the winners of its annual industry awards. 
September 29, 2011, Fresno, CA — Grundfos Pumps unveiled its Water Technology Center, a new facility for promoting innovative water research and developing sustainable solutions, on Sept. 20 in Fresno, Calif.
September 28, 2011, Bolton, ON  - Franklin Electric has announced the schedule for its 2011-2012 FranklinTECH interactive seminar series.
September 26, 2011, United States - Humanity's habit of pumping water from underground aquifers to the surface is adding to the rise in the world's sea levels, according to New Scientist magazine. | READ MORE
September 25, 2011, Hamilton, ON – Weeks Marine, Inc. has purchased 100% of the family owned McNally International, a Canadian tunnel and marine contractor, in an agreement that closed on July 8.
September 21, 2011, Canada - A new 322-page study characterizes Canada's in-place geothermal potential as exceeding, by one million times, the country's current electrical consumption. | READ MORE
September 16, 2011, Guelph, ON - Water tends to flow and pool, but now it’s clustering in Guelph. At least expertise in water conservation and water safety is. |READ MORE
September 16, 2011, B.C. - The B.C. government said it will establish a website where gas-producing companies will be required to disclose where in the province they are engaging in "fracking" and give detailed information on practices and additives used. Hydraulic fracturing of natural gas wells has been an ongoing concern when it comes to contaminating ground water. |READ MORE
How many times have you, as a well contractor, come up against a frustrated homeowner who wants his or her “water fixed” but is shocked at your estimate?
Water is a hot-button issue these days. Pick up a newspaper, turn on the television or tune into the radio, and it won’t be long before you encounter a water topic.
In the water well world, drillers are faced with the challenge of supplying the quantity and quality of water to a home or business every day. Sometimes the well just does not produce enough. What if the well could produce 40 to 60 per cent less and still meet the needs of the homeowner? Herein lie some of the benefits of a water recycling system using greywater.
Sometimes opportunity knocks in the form of fixing someone else’s mistake. For brothers Rob and Jamie MacKinnon of MacKinnon Well Drilling, house calls to repair geothermal units installed by others led them to enter the market themselves.

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