The NSWA is pleased to announce its newest publication: Atlas of the North Saskatchewan River Watershed. The content has been gathered from a number of sources, including technical studies prepared by the NSWA. The Atlas is intended to provide a broad overview of the watershed, its natural attributes and the nature of human activities affecting it. We hope the Atlas will increase public awareness about the watershed and the need to manage it carefully to protect water supplies for future generations. Read more »
The objectives of our event are to stimulate discussion, create awareness and provide answers to the following questions: 1) What is groundwater? 2) Why groundwater is so important to us and all living things? 3) What are the human impacts on groundwater for now and the future? Our groundwater footprint 4) What can we do to preserve our most important resource? Read more »
Edmonton Water Week is a full week of events to mark World Water Day, which falls annually on March 22, following a United Nations initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro. Read more »
The health of every community, whether rural or urban, small or
large, depends on the health of the watershed in which it resides. The work of the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance centers around the North Saskatchewan River and its watershed, meaning all the lakes and streams that flow into it.
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The North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA) is a non-profit society whose purpose is to protect and improve water quality and ecosystem functioning in the North Saskatchewan River watershed in Alberta. The organization is guided by a Board of Directors composed of member organizations from within the watershed. It is the designated Watershed Planning and Advisory Council (WPAC) for the North Saskatchewan River under Alberta Environment's Water for Life Strategy.
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