Alberta’s Water Allocation Review: Who’s it “FITFIR”? (Webinar)

Alberta’s Water Allocation Review: Who’s it “FITFIR”? (Webinar)

Alberta’s Water Allocation Review: Who’s it “FITFIR”? (Webinar)


The Alberta Government is considering amendments to water allocation and water licence transfer systems in the province.

This review is being driven by issues of overallocation of water in some areas of the province and the economic and environmental issues that overallocation has caused.

Running Tap by Simon Howden

Running Tap by Simon Howden

Jason Unger, Staff Counsel with the Environmental Law Centre, will present a summary review of the three reports that are informing the government’s review, as well as address issues that arise from a “First in Time, First in Right” (FITFIR) system, such as whether the licence transfer system is equitable and whether transfers and FITFIR adequately address environmental and economic concerns.Where:

Where: Wherever your computer lives (a.k.a. online)
When: January 13, 2010 from 12:00 to 13:00

This is a free event.

Click here to register. A confirmation email will be sent upon registration. Instructions on how to log on to the webinar will be emailed the day before the session.



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