Well Water Perceived as Safe

Well Water Perceived as Safe

Overall, the study found that most well owners feel they are not susceptible to well contamination issues because they have not had any health concerns that they linked to their well water quality. Perceived susceptibility is critical, because it helps indicate how motivated people would be to test and/or treat their well.

Well Water: Risky or Safe?

Well Water: Risky or Safe?

University of Calgary PhD student, Abraham Munene, was interested in finding out what makes people think their water is safe or risky. In 2017 he set out to survey and interview well owners across Alberta to understand these perceptions, as part of his PhD research.
 

Protecting What We Love

Protecting What We Love

The eastern slopes should be a place for OHV users, campers, anglers, hunters, hikers and everyone in between. But in order for that to happen, activities need to be supported accordingly. Under the current framework that simply isn’t possible. The draft plans released March 27, 2018 offer a path forward.

Water Builds Community

Water Builds Community

“The Oldman Watershed Council allows everyone to have a voice and tell their story,” was Kyle Gouw’s answer as to why they chose to donate to the Oldman Watershed Council. “Everyone has a story about water. Water is not one person’s responsibility; it is everyone’s responsibility. Water ties us together. Water builds community.”