Okanagan Valley, B.C. – Parks Canada is meeting with stakeholders to discuss water rights moving forward in the proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan region of British Columbia. Osoyoos Times reports. | READ MORE
Columbus, OH – Researchers at The Ohio State University have created high-resolution maps of points around the globe where ground water meets the oceans – the first such analysis of its kind – giving important data points to communities and conservationists to help protect both drinking water and the seas.
North Cowichan, B.C. – North Cowichan has received permission under section 10 of the Water Sustainability Act to use and divert water from the Chemainus River aquifer for Chemainus during the summer for 2019 and 2020. The Ladysmith Chemainus Chronicle reports. | READ MORE
The International Association of Hydrogeologists has opened a mentoring scheme to support IAH members in three areas: scientific knowledge, career options and pathways, and practical experience.
Abbotsford, B.C. – Expanding the water supply for Abbotsford and Mission, B.C., will cost more money up front than expected, but the total price tag hasn’t changed. The two cities are planning to build a collector well and treatment facility near the Fraser River to ensure the two cities have enough water as they grow. The Abbotsford News reports. | READ MORE
Las Vegas, NV – The National Ground Water Association has announced four inspiring speakers for its Groundwater Week lineup in December.
Ottawa – The federal government has issued draft federal environmental quality guidelines for iron, lead, quinoline and strontium.
Conestogo, Ont. – The Ontario Ground Water Association will host its third annual golf tournament Sept. 20 to raise funds for annual scholarship awards for graduates of Fleming College’s resources drilling and blasting program.
Gatineau, QC – Organizations interested in receiving up to $100,000 in grant funding for one-year projects aimed at building awareness, increasing partnerships and networks, and advancing research, are encouraged to apply for federal grants of up to $100,000.
South Atlantic Jubilee
July 27-29, 2019
Protect Your Groundwater Day
September 3, 2019
AWWDA Golf Tournament
September 7, 2019
Geothermal Resources Council Expo
September 15-18, 2019
OGWA Student Scholarship Awards Fund Raising Golf Tournament
September 20, 2019
Nova Scotia Ground Water Association Annual General Meeting
September 28, 2019