$1M to develop climate change strategy helps quench thirst for long-term Prairie water management plan

A $1-million federal budget commitment to develop a strategy for land and water management in the Prairies is being welcomed by members of the agriculture and research sectors.

Last week’s federal budget included funding for Western Economic Diversification Canada to come up with a plan to address climate change threats.

Read as Centre for Hydrology and Global Water Futures program director welcomes the decision to develop a federal strategy here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/prairie-water-strategy-federal-funding-1.5069138

As Calgarians eye melting rivers, experts say there are no big signs of flood

It’s become a natural part of spring in Calgary.

As the temperature soars and the snow melts, many Calgarians will to cast their eyes to the Bow and Elbow rivers — watching for any sign of rising water levels.

Read more as Centre for Hydrology Director, John Pomeroy, describes the indications and precursors of flooding events.


Special Seminar with Dmitri Kavetski: Thursday, March 14, 2019 @ 12 pm CST

The Global Institute for Water Security, Centre for Hydrology and Global Water Future’s is pleased to host a special seminar by Dmitri Kavetski, Professor and Deputy Head of the School of Civil, Environmental, Computer and Mining Engineering at the University of Adelaide. The presentation takes place on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 12:00 pm CST in the NHRC Seminar Room 1261. Dmitri’s presentation is entitled Advances and challenges in probabilistic hydrological modelling at the catchment scale.


Attached is a poster, please feel free to pass on this to others who think may be interested. For those of you who will not be in Saskatoon at this time, the lecture will be live streamed and viewable here – https://www.usask.ca/water/lecture-series/special-seminars.php.