Rural Water Infrastructure Webinar

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Come celebrate World Water Day with the RPLC! This webinar will explore the important policy issue of rural water infrastructure, considering drinking water, wastewater, and storm water aspects. Three speakers will present diverse perspectives from across Canada. The first speaker, Sarah-Patricia Breen (University of Saskatchewan) will introduce to rural water infrastructure challenges, speaking generally to the challenges found across the country, and highlighting opportunities related to asset management, staff training, and collaborative action. The next speaker Gerry Lahey (Municipal Affairs and Environment, Province of Newfoundland and Labrador) will discuss ways in which the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador address rural infrastructure challenges. The last speaker Paul Kraehling (University of Guelph) will discuss the importance of green infrastructure in relation to water in rural communities. This exciting panel will be moderated by Sarah Minnes (Memorial University of Newfoundland) and will allow ample time for facilitated discussion and questions.

The webinar is hosted by the Rural Policy Learning Commons.  The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development is a member of the Rural Policy Learning Commons. To register for this free webinar click here.

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