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Addressing over extraction of groundwater

By Bruce Stockfish In last week’s Valley Voice (“A coming crisis?”, Feb. 14 edition), we explored some of the challenges La Pêche, Chelsea, and many other municipalities in Quebec currently face as a result of over-extraction of groundwater. Groundwater is essential...

Groundwater in the Hills: A coming crisis?

By Bruce Stockfish We seem to take for granted that we have limitless water in this country, and indeed Quebec possesses three per cent of the world’s available drinking water. Most of it is surface water in unpopulated northern areas, however. In the south, over 30...

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