For information on groundwater regulation and policy:

Environment and Parks

Water Act, Water (Ministerial) Regulation and Water Wells and Ground Source Heat Exchange Systems Directive

Guide to Groundwater Authorization


To locate water well drilling reports in Alberta:

Alberta Water Well Information Database


For details on apprenticeship training:

Apprenticeship and Industry Training (Water Well Driller)

Apprenticeship and Industry Training (Earth Loop Technician)


For funding of on-farm water well projects, including new wells, decommissioning abandoned wells, and removing well pits:

Canadian Agricultural Partnership: Farm Water Supply Program