The South East Alberta Watershed Alliance (SEAWA) brings together diverse partners to educate the public, to support knowledge development, and to develop and facilitate the implementation of management plans for the sustainable use of the South Saskatchewan River Sub-Basin and the Pakowki Lake watershed.
Earlier this year, SEAWA was awarded the Medicine Hat Community Spirit Award: Environment, for achievements and efforts in environmental stewardship and sustainability. An award ceremony was held on October 3rd to introduce the winners and officially present them with their awards.
Large drainage basins are typically divided into smaller units, either “sub-basins” or “sub-watersheds,” to make them easier to manage. The Government of Alberta defines the larger basin formed by the Bow, Oldman, Red Deer and the Alberta portion of
Our SEAWA UpSTREAM Quarterly newsletters help to keep you informed about our watershed activities and programs. To register for the “What’s New in the Watershed” monthly newsletters, you can click the “REGISTER NOW” button.
The flow rates of rivers can vary greatly over the year (such as in 2011 and 2013). Alberta Environment and the Water Survey of Canada offer river flows and levels across several watersheds in the South Saskatchewan River Sub-Basin.