Shannon Frank

Draft Land Use Plans Will Improve Watershed Health

Draft Land Use Plans Will Improve Watershed Health

The 2 draft Government of Alberta plans are a turning point, a real watershed moment if you will, to halt declining environmental health of the headwaters, and even restore it through reclamation.

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.
 

2017: Our Year In Review

2017: Our Year In Review

We're all wrapping up major projects and winding down for Christmas - it's a good time to think about all the incredible things that have happened in the Oldman watershed, and at OWC, in 2017. We've put together some highlights for you, with lots of links to 2017's best photos, videos, maps and key events. It's our year in review - and our way of saying thank you to everyone who calls the Oldman watershed home. Merry Christmas, everyone!