GW Solutions worked with the Nacho Nyak Dun (NND) First Nation to assess how proposed oil and gas extraction in the Eagle Plains Area may affect groundwater and the watersheds within the territory of the NND in central Yukon.
The Mount Polley Mine is located within the northern part of the Secwepemc te Qelmucw (NStQ) traditional territory and is within the traditional territories of T’exelc Williams Lake Indian Band and the Xat’sull Soda Creek First Nations. Following the August 4th, 2014 breach of the tailing dam which released contaminated effluent into Hazeltine Creek and Quesnel Lake, and as part of the Province’s requirement to consult, the BC Ministry of Environment, the Williams Lake Indian
GW Solutions has designed and delivered several presentations to the Vuntut Gwinchin First Nation (Old Crow), the Nacho Nyak Dun First Nation (Mayo), the Liard First Nation (Watson Lake), and the Kwanlin Dun First Nation (Whitehorse). The presentations included information about the hydrological and hydrogeological setting in the various regions, the level of knowledge about groundwater, aquifers and watersheds. The principles of extraction of shale gas and hydraulic fractur
GW Solutions has completed a review and critique of a large hydrogeological study on behalf of the Halalt First Nation for a proposed series of production wells (water supply for the District of North Cowichan) as part of a provincial and federal environmental assessment process, Chemainus River Aquifer, Halalt First Nation, BC. The proposed project was also reviewed under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act as a comprehensive study. In July 2011, the Environmental Asse
ACFN territory extends from central Alberta to Slave Lake, where some of the largest industrial projects in the world (mining of tar sands and bitumen extraction) are modifying the landscape and the water regime. GW Solutions is working with ACFN in reviewing the proposed Teck Frontier Project (footprint of 29,000 ha), and how the mining and tailing disposal activities may modify the groundwater regime, both in quantity and quality. In particular, we will assess pre, during,