In Archived Maritimes, Archived Workshops, Proceedings
January 31, 2020
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Atlantic time
Breakfast served at 8:00 am
Hilton Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick



From the recent flooding events in Southern New Brunswick to exciting advancements in water treatment, these sessions will showcase the latest in water resources management in Atlantic Canada.  This will be an excellent opportunity to learn more about the unique challenges faced in Atlantic Canada, and to network with industry leaders and professionals.

The full agenda is posted below. Updates may be made to the agenda timing or content.

Workshop Cost:

CWRA Member: $125

Non-Member: $150

CWRA Student Member: $50

Student Non-Member: $75


Please consider cross-registering for this event with the NRCAN Flood Mapping Workshop on January 30th.

Veuillez envisager de vous inscrire à cet événement avec RNCAN Atelier sur ‘La cartographie des zones inondables’ le 30 janvier.


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Thank you to our Platinum sponsor!


Beyond the Banks: An Interdisciplinary Review of Water Management in Atlantic Canada

Draft Agenda


Time Activity/Talk Topic Presenter
08:00-08:30 Breakfast/Registration
08:30-09:45 Welcome


Land Acknowledgement

Resiliency by the Sea: Climate Change and the Community of Saint John, New Brunswick

Don Darling, Mayor Of Saint John

Nicole O’Brien and Jeff Melanson, CWRA Maritimes Branch


Graeme Stewart-Robertson, ACAP Saint John

09:45-10:30 Classifying the Hydrologic Regime of Nova Scotia Watersheds and Analysis of the Current Hydrometric Monitoring Network



Lindsay Johnston, Centre for Water Resources


Mark Greenwood, Nova Scotia Department of Environment

10:30-11:00 Health Break
11:00-12:10 Seawater Intrusion Into Coastal and Island Aquifers: Impacts of Rising Seas vs Intensifying Storms


More Than Flood Forecasting: Department of Environment and Local Government Hydrology Centre


The Nova Scotia Municipal Flood Line Mapping Project

Barret Kurylyk, Centre for Water Resources


Nadine Caissie Long, New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government


Gordon Smith, Nova Scotia Department of Municipal Affairs




Maritimes Branch Special Meeting

1:30-2:00 Assessing and Managing Lake Eutrophication in Nova Scotia Rob Jamieson, Centre for Water Resources
2:00-3:00 Poster Session Students, Centre for Water Resources
3:00-3:30 Health Break
3:30-4:30 Advancing data sharing in Atlantic Canada: DataStream’s collaborative open data initiative


CBCL Limited: Storm Surge and SLR Vulnerabilities in the City of Miramichi


Nulehtunan Sitomok – “Repairing our Shore”: Mitigation of Flood and Erosion Risk with a Community First Approach

Atlantic Datastream



Lindsay Wilcott, CBCL Limited


Patrick Francis (on behalf of Oromocto First Nation), and Jeff Melanson (Dillon Consulting)