Survey Metadata

Well water, Groundwater



Groundwater sampling survey, NTS 2D, 32C 32E and 31M, Témiscamingue region, Quebec, 1974-1975.

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Survey Description

In 1974-1975, a ground water sampling survey was conducted in the north-west of Quebec province and part of Temiscaming, Quebec.  The area covers 18000 km2.  A total of 6000 samples (2474 in 1974 and 3436 in 1975) were collected in wells, drilling holes and seeps at an average density of 1 sample per 3.0 km2.  These samples were analysed for 20 elements including mercury (atomic absorption technique).  The data are published in Open File DPV-339, Department of Natural Resources, Quebec, 1975.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Lalonde, J.-P. (1975). Mercure dans les eaux souterraines des régions habitées du nord-ouest québécois, régions de l'Abitibi et du Témiscamingue, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DPV-339. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1974-1975 Groundwater sampling survey in populated areas, northwest of the province of Quebec and Temiscamingue, 1974-1975. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
47.25° 49.25° -79.53° -77.17°

The geographic extent of the survey is defined by the following polygons:

  • Covers NTS 31M/6 (Ville-Marie), /11 (Angliers) in western Quebec. It is bounded to the west by the Ontario-Quebec border. The centre of the study area is located approximately 44 km west-southwest from Lac Simard.

  • Covers parts of NTS 32C (Senneterre), 32D (Rouyn-Noranda) and all of 32E/3 (Villebois) in western Quebec.  It is bounded to the west by the Ontario-Quebec border.  The cities of Val d’Or and Rouyn-Noranda are located in the southeast and southwest parts of the study area respectively.


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