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Where is our Water Going?

Water Quantity and Quality in the Ottawa Valley – Are things changing?

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The Ottawa Valley Chapter of the Air and Waste Management Association (OVC A&WMA) and the Ottawa Centre of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) will be hosting a panel discussion and networking event on Water Quantity and Quality in the Ottawa Valley on June 17, 2014.

This event will be an excellent opportunity to hear first-hand from experts on local water issues including:
What are the issues facing water quality and quantity in the Ottawa Valley today?
What role do government agencies play?
What risks do we expect with climate change? Can these risks be mitigated?
What role can the public play in conservation, improving awareness, improving preparedness?

Panelists:
Meredith Brown, Executive Director, Ottawa Riverkeeper
Jim Bruce, OC, FRSC, Former Director of Canadian Centre for Inland Waters (CCIW) and  Assistant Deputy Minister for Environment Canada
James Brennan, Director of Government Affairs, Ducks Unlimited Canada
Sarah McLeod, Water Resources Technician, Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

There will also be an opportunity to network with fellow environmental professionals.

Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Palladium Room, Rideau Canal Junior Rank Mess, 3rd Floor
4 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Ottawa, ON (adjacent to City Hall)
Cost: $20 members / $30 non-members
$10 student members / $20 student non-members

Student Volunteers Needed: 2 student volunteers to work at the registration desk. In return, you get your registration reimbursed! If you are interested, contact holly.dole@uottawa.ca.

Payable online at www.awma-ovc.ca or at the door. Refreshments & Cash Bar

Please RSVP your attendance to awma.ovc@gmail.com by Friday June 13, 2014.

Thank you to the following sponsors for helping to make this event possible: Image   ImageImage   Image   ImageImage

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