Ontario launches groundwater monitoring network

Nov. 14, 2000
The Ontario government in cooperation with conservation authorities and municipalities has announced a $6 million groundwater monitoring network to ensure the protection and sustainability of Ontario's water resources.

Nov 13, 2000 (Eastern Ontario AgriNews)The Ontario government in cooperation with conservation authorities and municipalities has announced a $6 million groundwater monitoring network to ensure the protection and sustainability of Ontario's water resources.

Over the next three years the Ministry of Environment will work with local conservation authorities and municipalities to install approximately 400 electronic monitors to measure water levels in wells across Ontario; establish a provincial information database; complete hydrogeologic mapping to support the selection of monitoring sites; undertake chemical analysis of water samples.