Kids Zone

The Elbow River watershed is the area of land that drains into the Elbow River. The way we manage the land affects the quality of the surface and groundwater in the watershed.

The Elbow River Watershed Partnership was established to increase awareness of water issues and encourage cooperation, coordination, and knowledge sharing among stakeholders to minimize the negative impacts of land use.

Kids Zone

The Elbow River watershed is the area of land that drains into the Elbow River. The way we manage the land affects the quality of the surface and groundwater in the watershed.

The Elbow River Watershed Partnership was established to increase awareness of water issues and encourage cooperation, coordination, and knowledge sharing among stakeholders to minimize the negative impacts of land use.

Whose Poop Is In Your Soup?

We are all partners who share the responsibility to protect both surface and groundwater in the Elbow River watershed: Land Owners, Land Users, Government, and Industries.

Whose Poop Is In Your Soup?

We are all partners who share the responsibility to protect both surface and groundwater in the Elbow River watershed: Land Owners, Land Users, Government and Industries.

The Upper Bow River Basin: Our Watershed's Future

A short video describing some of the pressures on Alberta's Bow River watershed and our shared responsibility for its careful management.

Counting On Our Water

Learn about the processes involved in the drinking and wastewater treatment in the City of Calgary, and the ways that the City is adapting to increases in its population.

Why Should You Care About Our Watersheds?

An animated video about the importance of watersheds, both locally and globally.

What is a Watershed?

Watersheds are more than just rivers and lakes. They include all the lands that drain into these waterbodies, and what we do in them affect our environment, our economy and our society.

The Bow River

A bird's-eye view of the Bow River, from source to Hudson Bay

Alberta Tomorrow

What will Alberta look like tomorrow? Changing the way we use land will have an impact on the environment. Try out Alberta Tomorrow to see for yourself.

Robocow

Animation of agricultural best management practices featuring robocow.

Water Footprint Calculator

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/change-the-course/water-footprint-calculator/

Caring for our Watersheds

Dive into watersheds by investigating different water samples, the biodiversity in your watershed, and your own impact on land and water resources.

Water Use it Wisely

Learn about how you can reduce the amount of water that you consume in and around the home.

Catchment Detox

You are in charge of an entire watershed in this online game. Decide what activities you will undertake - will you plant crops, log forests, build factories, or set up national parks? The goal is to prevent environmental problems and to provide food and wealth for the population.

The Bow is Below

Where does stormwater end up? The Bow and Elbow Rivers are closer than you think. Learn how Calgary is working to keep its rivers clean.

Why Do Rivers Curve?



Whose gas is in your glass?

Students learn about best watershed management practices used by forestry, oil & gas, ranching, Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) and other rec users, municipalities and golf courses.

Whose gas is in your glass?

Students learn about best watershed management practices used by forestry, oil & gas, ranching, Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) and other rec users, municipalities and golf courses.



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