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Report: West Coast Region Foundational and Detailed Aquifer Mapping Studies

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This study provides a resource for water licensing decisions and water management planning through the provision of regional level interpretation of the available information.

Author:  Andrew Hinnell, Tibor Lengyel, Sean Funk and Zidra Hammond

Date Published:  Jun 2020

Report ID:  58705

Audience:  Government and Public

Water well records from the GWELLS database were integrated with mapping of geology, topography, streams and springs to map aquifers on Vancouver Island in the vicinity of Port McNeill, Malcolm Island, North Campbell River, Quadra Island and Comox-Merville. More detailed analysis was conducted in the Comox-Merville area to understand the greater geological complexity and water resource development of this area.

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  Region - Vancouver Island
  Water Information - Groundwater
  Water Information - Water Management

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