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Water Futures for Alberta and Beyond

Mar 24 2017 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

A World Water Day event

Come and listen to our presenters and join the discussion!

“Alberta’s water future”

Professor Greg Goss, Biological Sciences; Assistant Professor and Campus Alberta Innovates Chair in Watershed Science, Monireh Faramarzi, UAlberta.

Significant climate change is happening to Alberta and this will be felt through alterations in our hydrologic cycle.  Come and hear about Alberta’s water future and the importance of implementing advanced adaptive strategies.

"Projecting Calgary's water use, and effects of conservation policies to 2040."

Associate Professor Evan Davies, Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta

The new Calgary Water Management Model (CWMM) simulates water demand and use at a weekly time step for ten types of municipal water use, as well as the effects of population growth, climate change, and various water management policies. Come and hear how this model will support medium to long-term municipal water planning and management.

"The Salt Pans of India - Flooding as a Means to Local Industry"

Jess Skwaruk, Environmental Technologist, EPCOR Water Services.

The Raan of Kutch is a region in the Northwest of India which produces the majority of salt in India and where seasonal variability in climate plays an integral role in local industries. Come and hear an engaging story of community uses of flooding.


This University of Alberta Intersections of Sustainability Research Network public event is free and will be followed by a “Blue Drinks" Networking event at Devaney's at 4:30 pm.

        Kule Institute for Advanced Study

 

Location

Room ECHA 2-430, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
11405 87 Avenue NW (University of Alberta North Campus)
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 13, 2017 by AEN

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