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Enhancing Water Basin Management in Turkey

The General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSİ) in Turkey, have developed a long-term program to enhance the country’s water basin management through 2023. Their goals include, improving water quality, and gaining current and ongoing information on groundwater and surface water resources. Plans involve conducting hydrogeological investigations, geological surveys, creating models, and reporting water resource […]

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Solinst Telemetry Helps Assess Drought Conditions in North Carolina

The Water Resources Division of North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) is responsible for protecting, enhancing, and managing North Carolina’s surface water and groundwater resources. More than half of North Carolina’s population receives its drinking water from aquifers. With a large amount of the state’s groundwater also being used for irrigation, livestock, mining, and […]

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Groundwater Resource Management in Ontario; past, present and future

 From the induction of the Drillers Act in 1946 to the Walkerton tragedy in 2001, Christopher Munro and Heather Brodie-Brown discussed the major changes and events that have shaped how groundwater is managed in Ontario. In addition, their presentation included an overview of the major groundwater management initiatives taking place in Ontario today. This includes […]

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