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March 1, Simcoe, Ont. – Ground Water Canada is highlighting awareness, sustainability and education during Ground Water Awareness Week March 10 to 16.
Williams Lake, B.C. – Water conservation will be key to the future of Williams Lake’s aquifer, suggests a new water management strategy report presented to the city council and staff this week. The Williams Lake Tribune reports. | READ MORE
Langley, B.C. – Gary Hix, the 2019 NGWA McEllhiney Lecturer, will address the British Columbia Ground Water Association trade show, convention and annual general meeting as its keynote speaker this spring.
Guelph, Ont. – Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner has tabled a private member's bill in which he asks the province to protect the Paris Galt Moraine, a drinking water source for Guelph, Wellington county and Waterloo region. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Toronto – Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights, unique in Canada, gives Ontarians the right to participate in environmentally significant decisions of the provincial government, Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe said in a news release announcing the bill's 25th anniversary.
Fort Wayne, IN – Franklin Electric Co. celebrates 75 years in business in 2019.
Westerville, OH – The National Ground Water Association is applauding an Environmental Protection Agency decision to move forward with the regulatory determination process for PFOA and PFOS and urges the agency to rely on sound science to move as promptly as is feasible.
Vancouver – Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies has been awarded a grant from the Environment and Climate Change Canada for a research project that will address both non-point and point source phosphorus pollution in the Lake Erie watershed.
Ottawa – Federal Minister of Indigenous Services Seamus O'Regan provided an update on the status of long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve.
North Canterbury, U.K. – A world-first denitrification wall at Silverstream, North Canterbury, U.K., designed to reduce high ground water nitrate levels is working as anticipated. Rural News reports. | READ MORE
Nova Scotia – The Nova Scotia Health Authority has extended its chemical and bacterial testing service for water wells outside of Halifax. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Westerville, OH – The National Ground Water Association will mark the 20th anniversary of National Groundwater Awareness Week (#GWAW) March 10-16.
Stockholm, Sweden – HANZA Holding AB has signed a global manufacturing agreement with Epiroc regarding deliveries of assembled mechanics and subsystems to the company's mining equipment, HANZA said in a news release.
Dundas, Ont. – Heron Instruments recently welcomed Jeff Tweedy to its team as quality/production supervisor.
Strathcona Regional District, B.C. – A motion requesting British Columbia cease licensing ground water for commercial water bottling and bulk water exports was unanimously passed by the central Vancouver Island regional district of Strathcona on Jan. 24. The Watershed Sentinel reports. | READ MORE

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