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Groundwater Information Network

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The Groundwater Information Network (GIN) connects federal and provincial databases that contain groundwater information. At present, the network connects water well database from Yukon,British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec and Nova-Scotia, and some key aquifer information from Natural Resources Canada. The information can be queired one well at a time, or it can be downloaded in a common structure using a variety of convenient formats such as GWML (Groundwater Markup Language), Excel, and Google Earth. The information is accessed dynamically from its host location using open geospatial information stand