A Glass Half Full: Planning and Source Water Protection

Every land use decision is a water management decision—especially when a land use or development is located within a municipality’s drinking water source watershed. Learn how a team of land use and environmental planners worked with a Water Utility and developed a Source Water Protection Plan and Policy that will better link land use and water management decisions for The City of Calgary.

At this webinar attendees will learn about:

  • The role of planners in Water Utility management and water resource planning;
  • The evolution of source water protection planning in Calgary’s source watersheds;
  • Actions to mitigate risks key risks to source water from wildfire and stormwater;
  • Strategies to better integrate watershed management and land use decisions.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
11 a.m. PST | 12 p.m. MST | 1 p.m. CST | 2 p.m. CST
1 hour


Harpreet Sandhu, Team Lead - Water Resource Strategy, City of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Jen Pouliotte, Senior Watershed Planner, City of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Bill Cesanek, Co-Chair, Water and Planning Network