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Water Management in the SEAWA Course April 5

posted Mar 11, 2019, 7:07 AM by Action for Agriculture
FREE Community Education Forum
Water Management in the SEAWA Watershed

The SEAWA watershed lies within semi-arid southern Alberta. In this desert-like region, the proper management of water is critical for healthy ecosystems, for economic success, and to meet human consumption needs. It is therefore important to consider and understand the management of water at all levels: individual, municipal, provincial, and federal. By carefully managing our water resources, and understanding supply forecasts, we can all contribute to ensuring the future availability and good quality of water within our watershed. It is also important for individuals to understand the laws and regulations around waterbodies, whether they be on private or public land, and the reasons behind them.

With that in mind, SEAWA has invited speakers from the Government of Alberta, the University of Regina, the Bow River Basin Council, CE Analytic, and others, to give presentations at our educational forum. Presentations will include: water quality and quantity in southern Alberta, the effect of climate change on water supplies, the  regional Water Quality Management Framework, Alberta's Water Act, how municipalities can conserve and protect wetlands, and other subjects.


Date
April 5, 2019
Check-in and registration: 8:00 am
Speakers: 8:30 am – 2:30 pm


Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided. If you have any dietary restrictions please contact Brooklyn at brooklyn.neubeker@seawa.ca to arrange alternatives.

Location
Medicine Hat College Cultural Centre – CC169
299 College Drive SE Medicine Hat, AB


(Note: Parking at the college is $4 for the day and the machines only accept coins.)

Registration is now open:
You may register online, by email, or by phone (403)580-8980
Please register by March 30, 2019

Stay tuned for the final agenda and more details. We look forward to seeing you there!


If you are a member of an environmental organization and would be interested in setting up a booth or display at this event, please contact Brooklyn at brooklyn.neubeker@seawa.ca 

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