Building Resiliency to Multi-Year Drought in Alberta


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Building Resiliency to Multi-Year Drought in Alberta

January 26 @ 3:00 am 8:00 am

Drought is an ongoing challenge faced by many communities in Alberta. We can expect that multi-year droughts will continue to occur, but we can improve our resilience by increasing knowledge and sharing resources.

Join us for a workshop to get started on drought management, build community resilience, and learn from the experiences of community members who have survived droughts. This workshop is designed to connect water management partners, support municipalities with their drought management strategies and plans, and build community resiliency.

The session will include:

Regional water shortage information
Lessons learned from previous droughts in Alberta
Current information, tools and resources
Resources for communities before, during and after a multi-year drought.
Invited Guests: Municipal CAOs, Council Members, Agricultural Services, and other municipal staff working on drought mitigation measures (please limit participation to 3-4 members per municipality), representatives from the Government of Alberta, and related organizations including Alberta Emergency Management Agency, Alberta Energy Regulator, Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, Rural Municipalities of Alberta

The full agenda and meeting materials will be shared with participants closer to the meeting date.

In support of Water for Life: Alberta’s Strategy for Sustainability, this workshop was developed by the Alberta Water Council and Alberta’s Watershed Planning and Advisory Councils (WPACs).

This regional session is hosted by the following WPACs: Battle River Watershed Alliance, North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance, and the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance. The material will be most pertinent to communities and municipalities within these watersheds.

Lunch, snacks, and beverages will be provided

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Pre-registration is required. Please RSVP by January 17, 2024!


Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (RDRWA)
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Blackfalds Community Centre

4810 Womacks Road
Blackfalds, Alberta T0M 0J0 Canada
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