About half of Nova Scotia's residents obtain their water from groundwater sources.
Nova Scotia's groundwater resources are managed by the Environment
Department. An overview of the groundwater resources is provided on
the Groundwater page.
The Groundwater Observation Well Network
consists of 35 observation wells where water levels and quality are monitored.
Nova Scotia Environment's Well Logs Database
provides information on over 100,000 wells.
Groundwater Reports and Aquifer Maps
Groundwater reports and maps are available on the Nova Scotia Environment and Natural Resources websites:
Information on groundwater quality is available as follows:
The following studies of have been completed:
Well Construction and Maintenance Resource Material
The following resources are available:
Groundwater Related Associations
The Nova Scotia Groundwater Association website provides information for the well construction industry.