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  • Wednesday • April 3, 2024
  • 6:30 pm
  • In Town

What do you know about the water you drink and play in?

Good quality water is essential for thriving ecosystems and communities. The Elk River Watershed Collaborative Monitoring Program works to unite different knowledge and data sources for a mutual understanding of Elk Valley water.

This public symposium will be an evening of learning and knowledge sharing. You'll have a chance to learn from subject matter experts, ask questions, and engage in a community discussion.

Featuring presentations from:

  • Kyle Shottana - Yaq?it ?a·knuq?i ‘it First Nation:
    • Ktunaxa Perspectives on Knowing Water
  • Joanna Line - City of Fernie:
    • History of Fernie Drinking Water
  • Nathan Medinski - BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change:
    • How do we assess water quality? 
  • Paige Thurston - Living Lakes Canada:
    • A path towards available and accessible data
  • Evgeni Matveev - Elk River Alliance
    • The state of current knowledge of Elk Valley water


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