Strategies & Innovations
Oct. 19, 2012, Saint John, N.B. – Saint John city councillors approved a plan Monday night to begin drilling test wells to see if there is enough ground water to switch the city's water supply, reports CBC. | READ MORE
Oct. 18, 2012, Ohio – Held annually by the National Ground Water Association (NGWA), this year's Groundwater Expo is slated to take place December 4-7 in Las Vegas.
Oct. 17, 2012, British Columbia – British Columbia's environment ministry policy advisor believes the new Water Sustainability Act, which was supposed to be enacted this year, will include ground water licensing, reports Kelowna Capital News. | READ MORE
Oct. 5, 2012, Vancouver – As technology improves, the natural gas industry is reducing its water use, reports the Vancouver Sun. | READ MORE
Oct. 4, 2012, Kennetcook, N.S. – The head of an oil and gas exploration firm says the company can't meet a deadline to clean up holding ponds in Nova Scotia filled with contaminated water from hydraulic fracturing.
Oct. 1, 2012, Quebec – Quebec’s new natural-resources minister says she doesn’t believe fracking can ever be done safely.
Sept. 26, 2012, China - A plan to quickly expand coal mines and power plants in China may cause a terrible water crisis according to a new Greenpeace report, as documented in pictures by Lu Guang of The Guardian. |READ MORE
Sept. 19, 2012, Richmond, B.C. - City officials celebrated the opening of Richmond's first district energy utility, which will harness geothermal energy to heat and cool more than 500 homes in its first phase, reports the Richmond Review. |READ MORE
Sept. 18, 2012, Dundas, Ont. - Heron Instruments Inc. says it is pleased to announce the appointment of Terri Kernaghan as their new distributor services coordinator. 
Sept. 14, 2012, Nova Scotia - An error at a treatment plant has contaminated Indian Brook reserve’s ground water supply, and the community is not equipped to turn to surface water, reports the Herald News. |READ MORE
Sept. 13, 2012, Ottawa - Canada and the United States renewed a decades-old agreement to protect the Great Lakes, adding new commitments to protect aquatic habitats, limit invasive species and help coastal communities adapt to climate change, reports The Globe and Mail. |READ MORE
Sept. 12, 2012, Parksville, B.C. - There’s still ground water running into the Englishman River to be analyzed, and with the help of the Real Estate Foundation of B.C., and many others, the local organization doing the work will be able to continue, writes the Parksville Qualicum News. |READ MORE
Sept. 6, 2012, Gabriola Island, B.C. – Another battle is brewing in the war against private hauling of ground water on Gabriola Island, B.C., reports Canada.com. | READ MORE
Sept. 5, 2012, Africa – Africa faces an uphill battle in determining how to access its new-found ground water, leverage it for economic growth, and sustain it for the next thirsty generation, experts say. | READ MORE
The Canadian economy has been uncertain for more than a year now, due to the European and American debt crises continuing to have negative effects in Canada

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