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.
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.
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
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.
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
Cardiff, Wales – More than half of the world’s ground water systems could take over 100 years to completely respond to current environmental change, according to a researcher from Cardiff University in Wales and a team of international collaborators. Cardiff University reports. | READ MORE
Waterloo Region, Ont. – The Region of Waterloo has turned to a local technology company to help it monitor ground water from aquifers in real time. The Record reports. | READ MORE
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
Canadian Hydronics Conference
September 24-25, 2019