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PDJane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-20-11 10:16 PM
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1. It depends on how much is being taken out of the
water table and how warm the winter has been. Ontario is a bit higher than it has been in the last few years.

Agriculture does take a fair bit from the water table, but too many water bottling plants are taking water from the table,and winters have been milder, summers hotter, which contributes to the problem.

It's not brilliant.
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