Hydrogeological Consultants Ltd. (HCL) - gwQuery

The Hydrogeological Consultants Ltd. (HCL) gwQuery will provide a quick assessment of the groundwater potential at a specified legal location. The results provided by the gwQuery are to be used as a guide only. When using the gwQuery please note the following:

  • results are based on regional groundwater assessment reports prepared by hydrogeological consultants ltd. (HCL) in conjunction with Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration (PFRA)
  • contact at least three licensed water well drillers to get estimates of drilling and water well completion costs in your area
  • consult the 'Water wells that last for Generations' booklet published by Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development for advice on hiring a water well driller

Hydrogeological Consultants Ltd. (HCL) has now extended the coverage of the gwQuery to include areas and geologic units not originally completed in conjunction with PFRA. The extended coverage is not presently available to the general public, if you would like access to this extended coverage please email support. If you have access to the extended coverage please enter the required the password below.

Enter the desired Legal Location below (all parameters required), then select the 'Query button to view the gwQuery results.
If you any questions please email support.

gwQuery Legal Location
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Extended Coverage Password (if applicable)