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Bilston Watershed Groundwater and Surface Flow

How is the Bilston Watershed, in Metchosin, BC, affected by water use in the region? Groundwater supplies both human and ecosystem needs. Depending on aquifer characteristics, groundwater can take anywhere from days to centuries to be replenished. Since groundwater and surface water are interconnected, climate change and urbanization have serious impacts on this resource. 

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