Join Credit Valley Conservation for an engaging workshop with leaders in the field of risk management on February 13, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The workshop, entitled, Water: A Risky Business, will be held at the London Convention Centre, 300 York St, London, Ontario, N6B 1P8. Participants will be guided through current and emerging options for adopting a more holistic approach to water management, exploring the connections between stormwater, wastewater and drinking water infrastructure.

Almost half of Canadians think their municipal infrastructure is in good condition. The truth is, an estimated $170 billion is required to replace or repair aging infrastructure and water systems across Canada (Federation of Canadian Municipalities).

Traditional approaches to managing water cannot meet the challenges of growth, aging infrastructure and climate change. Join leaders from across North America and learn about tools to help your small, medium or large municipality manage risk and optimize your investment in water infrastructure.

Register before January 31, 2015 by visiting https://waterworkshop2015.eventbrite.ca.

The workshop is hosted by the Canadian Water Network, Credit Valley Conservation, University of Guelph, McMaster University, Dalhousie University, University of Toronto and Zizzo Allan Law. It coincides with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Sustainable Communities Conference, which also takes place at the London Convention Centre, from February 10-12, 2015.

Conservation authorities are a provincial/municipal partnership. CVC was established by an act of the province in 1954 with a mandate to protect all natural resources other than minerals in the area drained by the Credit River. We have been working for 60 years with our partner municipalities and stakeholders to protect and enhance the natural environment of the Credit River watershed for present and future generations. CVC is a member of Conservation Ontario. CVC gratefully acknowledges financial support from our member municipalities for facilities, programs and services: the Regions of Peel and Halton; the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton; the Towns of Caledon, Erin, Halton Hills, Mono, Oakville and Orangeville; and the Townships of Amaranth and East Garafraxa. CVC is a member of Conservation Ontario.

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Media Contact
Jon MacMull
Supervisor, Marketing & Communications
Credit Valley Conservation
905-670-1615 x 385
[email protected]

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