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Call for Delegates: Alberta Municipal Water Conservation, Efficiency and Productivity Plan

Initiative: 
ENGO Sector Participant, Multi-Stakeholder Committee
Application Deadline: 
22 Aug 2008 (All day)
Background: 
The AEN has received a request from the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) to identify an ENGO sector participant for a Multi-Stakeholder Team to guide the development of the Alberta Municipal Water Conservation, Efficiency and Productivity Plan.

AUMA is currently developing a water conservation and efficiency plan for the municipal sector in support of Alberta’s “Water for Life” strategy. Once completed, the plan will provide tools for Alberta municipalities to develop their own comprehensive water conservation and efficiency strategies, and identify targets for improvements to water conservation and efficiency in Alberta’s municipal sector.

Development of the plan has been underway since January 2008 and the plan is expected to be released in January 2009.

Work has commenced on the first draft of the plan and input from a Team of Experts, the AUMA Sustainability and Environment Standing Committee and a Multi-Stakeholder Group will lead to the development of a final draft in November. At that time, there will be a water workshop to share the key points of the plan with AUMA members and to establish targets for water conservation and efficiency in Alberta municipalities.

Time Commitment: 

Three full-day meetings from September ­ December 2008 and phone/e-mail communications as required. Currently proposed meeting schedule is for an introductory meeting in the first week of September and a full day meeting the week of September 15-19.

Expenses & Honoraria: 

Receipted expense reimbursement with $30/hr meeting time, plus $60 for meeting preparation.

Selection Criteria: 
  • willingness and experience engaging in multi-stakeholder environmental initiatives quality initiatives
  • familiarity/experiences in water conservation issues
  • willingness to consult with the AEN Water Caucus as constituency reference group
Application Instructions: 
Please reply to meghan [at] water-matters [dot] org with your contact information and a brief biography with reference to the key participant criteria by August 22, 2008.
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Posted August 5, 2008 by Anonymous

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