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 2018 Midterm Workshop

Water Without Borders: Breaking Down Barriers to Achieve a More Integrated Approach to Watershed Management

January 26, 2018 

Winnipeg, MB

 
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National 2018 Conference

Our Common Water Future: Building Resilience through Innovation

May 28 - June 1, 2018
Victoria, BC
 

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ICID2018

International Conference and 69th International Executive Council

Meeting of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage

August 12-17, 2018

Saskatoon, SK
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Alberta Branch Conference

Mine the data, Mind the Resource

March 25 - 27, 2018
Red Deer, Alberta
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CSHS Modelling Shortcourse

Principles of Hydrologic Modelling UW Graduate Course

and Professional Short Course 

June 4 - 8, 2018
University of Waterloo

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Saskatchewan 2017/2018 Webinar Series

All webinars start at 12:00 noon Central time

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Date  Topic Presenter
Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018  Moose Jaw River Watershed Stewards  Janine Heinrich, Moose Jaw River Watershed Stewards
Tuesday, March 13, 2018  Balancing Act: Multipurpose Water Management and Species at Risk  Corie White, Water Security Agency
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 International Water Experiences: Future Considerations for Shaping Canadian Water Management Russel Boals, Consultant
Tuesday, May 18, 2018 Smith Project Naturalization/Decommissioning  Brad Uhrich, Ducks Unlimited Canada
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 NASA SWOT Mission Al Pietroniro, ECCC & University of Saskatchewan

Become a member and watch recorded webinars at your leisure.


 

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CWRA is working with CatIQ and Public Safety Canada to design this important workshop. 
We hope to see you there. CWRA members will receive a $100 discount (login to CWRA members area to obtain the discount code) 

Natural Channels 2018

CWRA is currently undergoing a website redesign.

Our new website launch date is early 2018. 

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Project WET Support Materials - Educators Guides

project-wet-sampler 1  Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide Sampler

36 pages, Try Project WET Activities in the Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide Sampler.  There are four activities from the Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide included

Discover flood educator 75 96 Discover Floods Educators Guide
60 pages • photos • illustrations
This valuable 60-page resource helps educators teach students about both the risks and benefits of flooding through a series of engaging, hands-on activities. Acknowledging the different roles that floods play in both natural and urban communities, the book helps young people gain a global understanding of this common--and sometimes dangerous--natural phenomena that affects hundreds of millions of people around the world each year. Complementing its text are photographs that shed light on the aftermath of floods, as well as numerous illustrations to facilitate learning. Students will apply a number of problem-solving techniques to such relevant issues as how to protect yourself and your family should you live in a flood-prone area.

Developed in partnership with the World Meteorological Organization.

wow-14 75x96 WOW! The Wonders of Wetlands
330 pages • b&w photos • illustrations • charts • glossary • resources
K-12 teachers will enjoy using this guide; it features 70 pages of background material followed by more than 40 cross-referenced activities. Every page is thoughtfully laid out with core text, great photographs, side bars, maps, and illustrations to make information clear and quick to use. Activities are organized into five sections: wetlands definitions, wetlands plants and animals, water quality and supply issues, soils, and people. The appendix offers instructions for planning and developing a schoolyard wetland habitat.

conservewateredguidethum 75x98 Conserve Water
307 pages • b&w photos • illustrations • charts • glossary • resources
The Conserve Water Educators Guide provides teachers of middle school and high school students with the ins and outs of water conservation. Background information offers a hydrologic primer; past, present, and future water conservation issues; and case studies ranging from a rancher in west Texas to an ice cream factory in Massachusetts. These real-life examples encourage students to use critical thinking skills to examine different sides of each situation.

hwhpcover 75x98 Healthy Water, Healthy People - Water Quality Educators Guide
220 pages • photos • illustrations • appendix • glossary • cross-references •resources • index
This activity guide is for educators of students in grades 6 through university level. The purpose of this Guide is to raise the awareness and understanding of water quality topics and issues and their relationship to personal, public, and environmental health. Healthy Water, Healthy People will help educators address science standards through interactive activities that interpret water quality concepts and promote diverse learning styles, with foundations in the scientific method. This guide contains twenty-five original activities that link priority water quality topics to real-life experiences of educators and students.

hwhpTestbookcover 75x98 Healthy Water, Healthy People - Field Monitoring Guide
100 pages • photos • illustrations • cross references • glossary • index • resources
This technical reference manual is an excellent companion text that supports all of the Healthy Water, Healthy People publications and materials. The purpose of this manual is to serve as a technical reference for the Healthy Water, Healthy People Water Quality Educators Guide and the Healthy Water, Healthy People Testing Kits, yielding in-depth information about ten water quality parameters. The manual answers questions about water quality testing using technical overviews, data interpretation guidelines, case studies, chemical formulas, testing kit activities, laboratory demonstrations, and much more.

WatershedManagerEducatorGuide 75x97 The Watershed Manager Educators Guide
193 pages • photos • illustrations • charts and graphs • maps • appendix • index
This 193-page guide contains 19 science-based, multi-disciplinary activities that teach what a watershed is, how it works, and why we must all consider ourselves watershed managers. An extensive background section introduces readers to fundamental watershed concepts. Each activity adapts to your local watershed, contains e-links for further internet research, and is correlated to the National Standards for Science.

Career Opportunities

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Director of Hydrology & Groundwater Services - Water Security Agency - Closes January 31, 2018

Water Security Agency (WSA) is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic leader for our Hydrology & Groundwater Services group. This group is vital in helping WSA achieve its vision to support economic growth, quality of life and environmental well-being for the people of Saskatchewan. An opportunity exists at this time and with this role to create the vision and methods for water forecasting in Saskatchewan that will persist into the future. The position encompasses a large scope of  responsibilities including overseeing the operation and maintenance of WSA’s hydrometric network and database, forecasting stream flows and river and lake stages,
operation planning for major reservoirs and provincial water systems, operation and maintenance of the provincial observation well network, development of aquifer management plans, providing recommendations on the issuance of allocations and associated conditions, and provision of professional engineering and geoscience services in the areas of hydrology, watershed modelling, hydraulics, and hydrogeology.

To learn more about the work we do and this position, visit www.wsask.ca.


Technologist, Hydrometric Operations - Water Security Agency - Closes January 26, 2018

Water Security Agency (WSA) is currently seeking 3 Technologists in our Hydrometric Operations group.  Our technologists’ measure and record critical information about lake levels and stream flows from 283 stations throughout Saskatchewan. This information helps the Province forecast and respond to floods and drought, and is used in all scales of infrastructure projects, from deciding the size of culverts required in a road, to major bridge and dam construction. Citizens also use lake level and stream flow information regularly – it’s the most visited section of our website. If you like to work carefully with data, to see Saskatchewan, and to spend time outdoors, this job could be a great fit for you. We offer rewarding career opportunities, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

To learn more about the work we do and a full scope of duties for this position, visit www.wsask.ca.

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