rural themes

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.
 

OWC Out On The Land

OWC Out On The Land

You may not even be aware of what it takes to be a good steward of the land if you didn't grow up on a farm or ranch - but most folks these days are taking a keen interest in where their food comes from, and keeping water quality healthy. This new blogpost talks about OWC's work on the land - interesting for everybody who lives, works, recreates and invests in Southern Alberta!