Newfoundland and Labrador
About 30% of Newfoundland and Labrador residents obtain their water from groundwater sources.
The Water Resources Management Division
of Newfoundland and Labrador's Environment and Conservation Department has
responsibility for the administering the groundwater resources of the province.
The Department of Environment and Conservation website provides information on the following topics;
- Summaries and analyses of the province's Water Well Database which contains
information on 13,500+ drilled wells:
Groundwater Reports and Assessments
Regional hydrogeological reports are available from Department of Environment and Conservation Reports and Publication
The Department of Environment and Conservation website provides information on the following topics:
Well Construction and Maintenance Resource Material
Various reports and guidelines related to the construction of wells can
be found at the Department of Environment and Conservation Well Water
and Various Brochures
pages, including the Well Aware
booklet which provides guidance for well maintenance and operation, and groundwater protection.
Groundwater Related Associations
Contact information for the Newfoundland/Labrador Ground Water Association is available on the Canadian Groundwater Association website.