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  • Distribution of Freshwater - Groundwater

    Groundwater is water found beneath the earth’s surface and located at the water table below. In Canada, there is more water underground than on the surface. Groundwater occurs in the tiny spaces between loose materials on top of bedrock, or in cracks of bedrock. The most important concentrations...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Groundwater observation wells

    The map shows the location of the six hydrogeological regions in Canada and the location of observation wells. The terrain composition is also shown on the map, which includes crystalline rocks, mixed crystalline rocks, folded sedimentary rocks and flat lying sedimentary rocks. The southern limit...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Qu'Appelle River Valley Land Planning Database - Flying Creek -Groundwater

    The Qu'Appelle River Valley in central Saskatchewan is a unique land feature which offers great potential for housing development. In order to better plan for future housing development, the Saskatchewan Department of Urban Affairs initiated a land planning study in the early 1980's making use of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Qu'Appelle River Valley Land Planning Database - Fishing Lake -Groundwater

    The Qu'Appelle River Valley in central Saskatchewan is a unique land feature which offers great potential for housing development. In order to better plan for future housing development, the Saskatchewan Department of Urban Affairs initiated a land planning study in the early 1980's making use of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Qu'Appelle River Valley Land Planning Database - Last Mountain Lake -Groundwater

    The Qu'Appelle River Valley in central Saskatchewan is a unique land feature which offers great potential for housing development. In order to better plan for future housing development, the Saskatchewan Department of Urban Affairs initiated a land planning study in the early 1980's making use of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Qu'Appelle River Valley Land Planning Database - Upper Qu'Appelle -Groundwater

    The Qu'Appelle River Valley in central Saskatchewan is a unique land feature which offers great potential for housing development. In order to better plan for future housing development, the Saskatchewan Department of Urban Affairs initiated a land planning study in the early 1980's making use of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Wetland Regions

    Wetlands mainly occur low in the landscape and form areas of groundwater discharge. This aids in the accumulation and composition of peat, as water moves slowly in wetlands. Local topography and sediment characteristics, such as an underlying low-permeability clay layer, can lead to wetlands...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Groundwater Usage, Groundwater Geoscience Program

    The amount of groundwater exploited is estimated in m³/year. Groundwater usages are classified in four categories: agricultural, industrial, domestic and energy. Typically, groundwater usage should be represented as a series of sub-polygons or points fitting inside the boundary of the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • WMS
  • Groundwater Flow, Groundwater Geoscience Program

    Groundwater flow is the movement of water in an aquifer or hydrogeological unit. The dataset shows groundwater flow rate and direction in the hydrogeological unit. Groundwater flow is establish from piezometric surface map. The method used to create the dataset is described in the metadata...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • WMS
  • Hydrogeological Regions

    Hydrogeological regions are areas in which the properties of sub-surface water, or groundwater, are broadly similar in geology, climate and topography. Hydrogeology is the branch of geology that deals with the distribution and movement of water beneath the earth’s surface. This map shows Canada’s...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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