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Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Apr 28 2011 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

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 »

Location

Oyen Seniors Centre
219 2 Street West
Oyen, AB

Posted March 18, 2011 by Anonymous

Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Apr 27 2011 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

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 »

Location

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

Posted March 18, 2011 by Anonymous

Community Workshop for Watershed Solutions

Apr 26 2011 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

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 »

Location

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

Posted March 18, 2011 by Anonymous

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

May 10 2011 - 12:00pm - May 14 2011 - 5:00pm

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 »

Posted March 4, 2011 by Anonymous

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 »

Posted April 27, 2010 by Anonymous

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

11 May 2009

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 »

Posted May 11, 2009 by Anonymous

Ground Water Licensing: A Discussion Forum

Mar 27 2009 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

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 »

Location

Cochrane RancheHouse
101 RancheHouse Road
Cochrane, AB

Posted February 27, 2009 by Anonymous

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

Posted February 6, 2009 by Anonymous

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

Oct 2 2008 - 7:00pm

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 »

Location

Strathcona Public Library
8331 104 Street
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 30, 2008 by Anonymous

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