“Dedicated to Protecting and Promoting Ontario’s Most Precious Resource” A Publication of the Ontario Ground Water Association Published 3 times per year Publications Agreement No. 40043945 Return undeliverable mail to: 48 Front Street East Strathroy, ON N7G 1Y6 Published for: The Ontario Ground Water Association 48 Front Street East Strathroy, ON N7G 1Y6 Tel: 519.245.7194 Fax: 519.245.7196 Email: ogwa@ogwa.ca www.ogwa.ca Published by: The Ontario Ground Water Association 48 Front Street East Strathroy, ON N7G 1Y6 Tel: 519.245.7194 Fax: 519.245.7196 Email: ogwa@ogwa.ca www.ogwa.ca Advertising Anne Gammage, Office Manager Tel: 519.245.7194 Fax: 519.245.7196 E-mail: ogwa@ogwa.ca A. Gammage / K.C. Craig Stainton/ D. Juneau: Editors: editor@ogwa.ca www.ogwa.ca The Ontario Ground Water Association [ SUMMER 2017 ] Page 3 CONTENTS President’s Report ..................................................................................... 4 Executive Directors Message...................................................................... 6 GW2.0 – Digitizing a Popular Groundwater Textbook.................................... 9 Engineering Flowchart................................................................................ 10 Educational Trip to Mount Everest Base Camp.............................................. 10 OGWA 2017 Golf Tournament & Award Fundraiser....................................... 12 OGWA 2017 Golf Tournament Registration Form.......................................... 13 The Well of the Blackwatch, Bermuda ......................................................... 14 Life Story of Peter McPherson..................................................................... 16 Free Water Well Workshop Held March 8 in Cambray................................... 16 OGWA Well Wise Water Testing Program Order ........................................... 17 OGWA 65th Annual Convention & AGM Photos............................................ 18 Kevin Wong Recipient of 2017 Archie Watt - Industry Sector Award .............. 22 Vermont Residents React to New Water pollution Law ................................. 24 Stuck Valve Turns Town’s Water Hot Pink .................................................... 25 Thank you to our 2017 Convention Sponsors............................................... 28 Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change - Court Bulletins ............... 21 New Products & Services / Classified Ads 32 and 33 Buyer’s Guide............................................................................................ 33 Student Membership Application ................................................................ 34 .......................................