Month: August 2023

Approvals for Excavation Dewatering in BC

Posted: August 11, 2023

Introduction On March 1, 2016, the Water Sustainability Act came into force, which brings significant new regulatory requirements for groundwater management during excavation activities. Specifically, a Section 10 Use Approval must be obtained prior to any short-term diversion (i.e. pumping) from aquifer or the temporary construction of works in aquifer (e.g. dewatering well). Under the […]

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