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Municipal Forum – November 17, 2018 in Westlock
Announcements and Events | August 2018

“A river is a connector.  It connects people to the environment and communities to each other.  Our quality of life is tied to healthy and sustainable water supplies for the environment, for our communities and for our economic well-being.”

Municipal Forum Invitation

Athabasca Watershed Council will be hosting a Municipal Forum in Westlock on November 17, 2018.

November 17, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Westlock Inn & Conference Center
10411 100 St Westlock, AB T7P 2G7
Tel. 780 349 4483 Fax. 780 349 6503
Receive a room discount as an attendee of the forum. Inquire when booking.

Who Should Attend:

  • CAO/COO’s
  • Mayors, Reeves & Councillors
  • Staff from finance, planning, utilities, agriculture, public works, waste management and recreation departments.


Tentative Presentations & Topics:

  • History of the Athabasca Watershed – Dr Robert Holmberg, Professor Emeritus, Biology, University of Athabasca
  • Integrated Watershed Management Planning of the Athabasca Watershed (Finalized Nov. 2019)
  • Tourism in the Watershed
  • Source water protection planning
  • Economic study of the value of the Athabasca Watershed
  • Movie making
  • Water planning projection tools
  • Planning Coalitions


Afternoon Discussion:

Do you have a “Good News” story, an innovative project underway, or big plans for the future? We want to hear about it!

Each Municipality will have the opportunity to share their water-related success stories during a round table discussion.

This is an opportunity to share, learn and strengthen connections to ensure safe drinking water for all.

Watch your in-box for our pre-forum survey.


We look forward to seeing you, members of your council and staff on November 17, 2018, in Westlock!