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New Publication: Atlas of the North Saskatchewan River Watershed

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 »

Posted July 11, 2012 by AEN

Groundwater: Unlocking the Secrets to Alberta's Most Important Resource

Mar 19 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Presenter: Jon Fennell, M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Geol, Principal Hydrogeologist

Come join the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper and North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance for an interactive and educational evening on the groundwater beneath our feet.

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 »


Global Cafe, Jasper Place High School
8950 163 Street
Edmonton, AB T5R 2P2

Posted February 15, 2012 by AEN

Edmonton Water Week

Mar 21 2011 (All day) - Mar 26 2011 (All day)

Check the Edmonton Water Week website for a full slate of events

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 »


various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted March 9, 2011 by AEN

Good fish don't do drugs: pharmaceuticals and personal care products in the North Saskatchewan River

Mar 21 2011 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Come celebrate Canada Water Week and World Water Day with the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper (NSRK) and North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA) at the Ledcor Theatre and Foyer on the Lower Level of the Art Gallery of Alberta. Read more »


Ledcor Theatre and Foyer, Lower Level
Art Gallery of Alberta (2 Sir Winston Churchhill Square)
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 4, 2011 by AEN

Vermilion River Watershed Open House

Mar 3 2011 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Learn about what our communities can do for the future of the Vermilion River and the North Saskatchewan River Watershed. Come to an open house hosted by the Vermilion River Watershed Management Project and the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA). Everyone is welcome! Refreshments will be served. For more information go to or Contact Graham Watt (to=graham [dot] watt [at] nswa [dot] ab [dot] ca" target="_blank">graham [dot] watt [at] nswa [dot] ab [dot] ca – 780-496-2870)

Presentations at 6:30 and 7:30 P.M. with round table discussions following presentations 


Elks Hall
(49th St North of 50th Avenue)
Mannville, AB

Posted February 28, 2011 by AEN

NSWA Society Members Meeting

Feb 27 2010 - 9:00am - 3:30pm
Who's invited: All members of the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance Society 


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.  Read more »


The King's University College
9125 50 Street
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 25, 2010 by Anonymous

North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance AGM

Jun 17 2009 - 8:00am

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. Read more »


King's University College
9125 50 Street
Edmonton, AB

Posted June 2, 2009 by russ

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