ACAP Humber Arm – RESCHEDULED: Public talk – Drinking Water Systems in Newfoundland and Labrador: A Work in Progress

Tuesday, March 22nd is World Water Day.  To mark this day we will be offering a special evening session of our Coastal Matters speakers series.

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Dr. Kelly Vodden, Associate Professor (Research), Environmental Policy Institute, Grenfell Campus, Memorial University will be speaking on the topic Drinking Water Systems in Newfoundland and Labrador: A Work in Progress.  A description of Dr. Vodden’s talk can be found below.

This talk will take place 7:30pm, Tuesday, March 31st at the Corner Brook Museum and Archives.   As with all Coastal Matters presentations this session is free of charge and open to the public. RSVP’s not required.  Tea and coffee will be available.  Please help us promote this session by forwarding this email to your contacts and/or displaying the attached poster at your workplace.

We are pleased to be partnering with the Corner Brook Museum and Archives to host this special session.  The City of Corner Brook, Ducks Unlimited, and other organizations with be hosting various other World Water Day related activities throughout the day.  ACAP Humber Arm wishes to thank the NL Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture for ongoing support of the Coastal Matter’s Speakers Series

Presentation Description

This presentation will discuss the evolution of drinking water systems in Newfoundland and Labrador, including changes in water infrastructure and operations, policy and governance, and public perceptions and demands, particularly in Corner Brook and western Newfoundland.  The presenter will also discuss a recent study highlighting current challenges and potential future directions for ensuring drinking water security and access to clean, safe drinking water in the province.

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