Meeting Water Challenges: Nov 28, Cleland Theatre

Meeting Water Challenges: Are You Ready?

2016 11 28 Meeting Water Challenges.pdf [PDF - 555 KB]

Monday, November 28, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (doors open 6:30)
Cleland Theatre, 325 Power St. Penticton

Robert Sandford is the EPCOR Chair for Water and Climate Security at the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health. He is the co-author of the UN Water in the World We Want report on post-2015 global sustainable development goals relating to water. In his work Robert is committed to translating scientific research outcomes into language decision-makers can use to craft timely and meaningful public policy. He overlays how international examples can and will affect our local water issues.

Don Gayton is the Wetlands Coordinator for the Okanagan Basin Water Board.Don will set the stage for his colleague and friend, by providing the audience with a brief presentation on the Okanagan’s water and wetland history. He will bring us to present day through photographic examples and lively narrative

Introducing the evening is Dr. Anna Warwick-Sears, Executive Director of the Okanagan Basin Water Board. She will provide the audience an understanding of how the water board is unique, how it operates and what projects they are currently involved in.