Water Quality

Gearing up for Alberta Water Quality Awareness Day 2007

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Have you ever wondered about the quality of water in your local stream or wetland? Albertans will have the opportunity to learn more about their local waterways during the third annual Alberta Water Quality Awareness (AWQA) Day on June 5, 2007.

AWQA Day provides free test kits for participants to get outside and learn about the water quality of any lake, stream, wetland or other surface waterbody of interest. Read more about Gearing up for Alberta Water Quality Awareness Day 2007

Act Now To Protect The Bow River And Protected Areas In The Bow Valley

All Albertans who care about protecting the Bow River, Bow Valley Provincial Park, Bow Valley Wildland Park, and other protected areas should contact the following politicians now and oppose the development of a new town proposed for the Horseshoe Lands on the banks of the Bow River at the entrance to the Rocky Mountains, or at the very least request that the Province require an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) before any development proposal is considered for this area.

The Honourable Ed Stelmach, Premier
E-mail: [email protected] Read more about Act Now To Protect The Bow River And Protected Areas In The Bow Valley

Bow River News - March 1st, 2007

1. Water Supply as a Limiting Factor for a New Town Proposed in the Bow Valley

Water supply may limit a new development-in fact, a new community of up to 5500 residents and over 2900 residential, commercial, and community facilities by 2022-in Alberta's Bow Valley. Public hearings are occurring on March 1 and March 5 at 1 pm and 7 pm, respectively, at the Exshaw Community Hall. Bow Riverkeeper will recommend to Council for the MD of Bighorn to delay approval of the Area Structure Plan (AS) until issues surrounding water supply and wastewater are addressed. Read more about Bow River News - March 1st, 2007

World Water Day film screenings and discussion

Location:
Calgary

Description:
This film evening celebrates World Water Day, a United Nations designated day (actually March 22) reminding us all of the importance of water.First Christian Reformed Church Auditorium3818 14A St. SW, CalgaryFreeFilms to be Screened:1. Ganga : From the Ground Up 2006Director Yves Sadurni Dupont

Short Course in Stable Gas Isotopes in Groundwater

Location:
Edmonton

Description:
From: Mary Griffiths, Pembina InstituteThe following course may be of interest to some people living in rural Alberta.Dr. Karlis Muehlenbachs at the University of Alberta, who does isotopic analysis on gas from water samples taken under Alberta Environment's baseline water well testing program and for complaint investigations, has arranged for a short course on isotopic analysis. It will be given by an international expert, as described below.

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