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Situation not dire, but groundwater supply in mid-Vancouver Island negatively impacted by drought

Seven of 19 monitored aquifers performing below average.

June 29, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Nanaimo, B.C. – The groundwater supply in mid-Vancouver Island isn’t flush, and the situation isn’t yet dire, the area’s drought-like conditions are perhaps providing context for summers ahead. Several mid-island communities rely on groundwater for their water supply. Of 19 aquifers that have been monitored between April and June, seven have performed below average. Nanaimo News Now report | READ MORE

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