November 21, 2018
Peace Project - Technical Webinar held on November 21, 2018

  Webinar Presents Results of Comprehensive Groundwater Study

Researchers presented and discussed the results of Geoscience BC's four-year Peace Project groundwater study in a technical webinar in on Wednesday, November 21.

The webinar included presentations from experts around the world on the main elements of the project, which included the first ever regional scale groundwater mapping of British Columbia's Peace Region.

Peace Project introduction, Carlos Salas
Airborne geophysical survey, SkyTEM and Aarhus Geophysics
Characterization of sediments and groundwater wells, Brad Hayes and Mel Best
Summary of final report, Samantha Morgan
Peace Project conclusions, next steps, Carlos Salas
Close, Carlos Salas

About the Peace Project
The maps, data and interpretations generated during the Peace Project provide an increased understanding of the aquifers and shallow groundwater in northeast BC and make it possible for First Nations, energy companies, communities and government to make informed decisions about the use and protection of water resources in the Peace region.

The Peace Project was supported by many partners, including Progress Energy Canada Ltd., ConocoPhillips Canada, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, Northern Development Initiative Trust, BC Oil & Gas Research and Innovation Society, the Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy, the BC Oil & Gas Commission, and the Ministry of Energy, Mines & Petroleum Resources. It had additional support from the Peace River Regional District and the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.

For more information on the Peace Project, visit the Peace Project page.

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