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Alberta Water Council Source Water Protection Guide Released

posted on Jun 17 2020

"The public release of this guide and its companion documents marks a significant step towards creating a foundation and common approach for source water protection planning in Alberta, which is largely led by watershed groups, municipalities, Indigenous communities, and drinking water providers.

Source Water Protection is a risk mitigation approach to ensuring drinking water is clean and accessible. This is the first guide of its kind in Alberta."


The released materials include:

1) Protecting Sources of Drinking Water in Alberta: Guide to Source Water Protection Planning
2) Protecting Sources of Drinking Water in Alberta: Companion Document
3) News Release
4) Backgrounder

Andre Asselin
Executive Director
Alberta Water Council

To view the full release letter, please click here.

More information about the project can be viewed here.