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Questions still unanswered about B.C. drought’s impact on deep-drilled wells

Quadra Island facing third consecutive summer of Level 5 drought

September 6, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Quadra Island, B.C. – Most residents of the island community depend on groundwater for their water needs, but, in the face of British Columbia’s growing drought, water is becoming more scarce. Shallow wells running dry during periods of elongated heat aren’t uncommon, but drought’s effect on deep-drilled wells leaves questions unanswered. Quadra Island has experienced drought at Level 5 for the past three summers. Chemainus Valley Courier | READ MORE

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