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Event

Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Apr 28 2011 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm

Thanks to those of you who were able to participate in the January Community Workshops. We came together and talked about the problems and issues in the watershed. To see the notes, presentations and photos of those workshops, go to: http://rdrwa.ca/workshops.php

There is another set of Community Workshops to talk about solutions to the problems in the watershed. We hope to see you there: Read more about Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Location

Oyen Seniors Centre
219 2 Street West
Oyen , AB
Event

Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Apr 27 2011 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm

Thanks to those of you who were able to participate in the January Community Workshops. We came together and talked about the problems and issues in the watershed. To see the notes, presentations and photos of those workshops, go to: http://rdrwa.ca/workshops.php

There is another set of Community Workshops to talk about solutions to the problems in the watershed. We hope to see you there: Read more about Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Location

Quality Inn
7150 50 Avenue (formerly The North Hill Inn)
Red Deer , AB
Event

Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Apr 26 2011 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm

Thanks to those of you who were able to participate in the January Community Workshops. We came together and talked about the problems and issues in the watershed. To see the notes, presentations and photos of those workshops, go to: http://rdrwa.ca/workshops.php

There is another set of Community Workshops to talk about solutions to the problems in the watershed. We hope to see you there: Read more about Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Location

West Country Seniors Centre
4, 102 2 Avenue NW
Sundre , AB
Event

IAHS PUB 2011 International Workshop: P3 - Putting PUB into Practice

May 10 2011 - 6:00pm to May 14 2011 - 11:00pm

The current PUB Chair, Professor John Pomeroy of the University of Saskatchewan, supported by the International Secretariat and organising committees, is planning a workshop entitled 'Putting PUB into Practice', to be held in Canmore, Alberta, Canada from the 10th to the 14th of May 2011 (immediately prior to the Canadian Geophysical Union's annual meeting in the neighbouring town of Banff). Read more about IAHS PUB 2011 International Workshop: P3 - Putting PUB into Practice

Story

Provincial groundwater policy developments and initiatives: a sneak peek

Carlos Garcia reports on the recent Below Your Watershed — Understanding the Groundwater Connection conference in Medicine Hat.

"You need to understand it to manage it." This was a consistent theme of Below Your Watershed — Understanding the Groundwater Connection, a recent two-day conference held by the South East Alberta Watershed Alliance in Medicine Hat.

Read the full story at the Water Matters website. Read more about Provincial groundwater policy developments and initiatives: a sneak peek

Media Release

Groundwater use in oil sands "unsustainable" — Natural Resources Canada sponsored report

National report cites critical need for more monitoring and stronger laws for "out of sight out of mind" resource

As federal hearings begin on oil sands and water today, a national report released today by the Council of Canadian Academies points out that groundwater use in the oil sands region is unsustainable. The report, commissioned by National Resources Canada, focuses on groundwater issues across Canada and evaluates current and emerging issues for groundwater protection. Over 90 percent of rural Albertans rely on groundwater resources. Read more about Groundwater use in oil sands "unsustainable" — Natural Resources Canada sponsored report

Event

Ground Water Licensing: A Discussion Forum

Mar 27 2009 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

This forum is intended to provide some insight into the current state of our knowledge of ground water resources and the legislative and policy frameworks in place to govern our use of ground water in Alberta.

Light Refreshments Served

Our Guest Speakers Include: Read more about Ground Water Licensing: A Discussion Forum

Location

Cochrane RancheHouse
101 RancheHouse Road
Cochrane , AB
Story

The Water Log February 2009

Water Matters has published the February 2009 issue of the Water Log. In this issue:

  1. Water Matters has a new website!
  2. Oil sands diversions and the lower Athabasca River
  3. Hydroelectric dam project approved on the Peace River
  4. Groundwater concerns prompts change to nuclear power plant siting
  5. Proposed water transfer to bring new development to Springbank Alberta
  6. New Report calls for smart spending on sustainable water infrastructure — quick, clean and green

View this newsletter online at:

http://www.water-matters.org/enews/current.html Read more about The Water Log February 2009

Event

“In Situ” Oil Sands Extracton: Impacts on Wild Lands and Groundwater

Oct 3 2008 - 1:00am

Alberta Wilderness Association

With Wallace King & Carolyn Campbell

Learn about below-ground oil sands development and the potential for contamination of Canada’s largest groundwater aquifer.

Wallace King is a professional geologist in the oil and gas sector, and geological and environmental advisor to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region One. Carolyn Campbell is a conservation specialist with Alberta Wilderness Association. Read more about “In Situ” Oil Sands Extracton: Impacts on Wild Lands and Groundwater

Location

Strathcona Public Library
8331 104 Street
Edmonton , AB

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