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  • About the BRBC

    The Bow River Basin Council (BRBC) was established in 1992, as an advisory body to the provincial Minister of Environmental Protection.  In 2004, the Government of Alberta formally recognized the BRBC as the Watershed Planning and Advisory Council for the Bow River Basin in Alberta's Water for Life Strategy.  Currently, there are only ten Watershed Planning and Advisory Councils (WPACs), that are formally recognized as WPACs. Read More
  • State of Watershed

    The BRBC Web-based State of the Watershed (WSOW) tool is a place where anyone can easily become more in touch with the Bow River Basin Read More
  • Watershed Plan

    Our Steering and Technical Committees have achieved an unprecedented breakthrough in shared-governance and shared-vision for our precious lifeline. Read More
  • Get Involved

    All who live and work in the Bow River Basin share a common goal: to improve the management and protection of water resources in the Bow River Basin. Your help is needed to ensure our precious lifeline is preserved for future generations. Read More
  • Watershed Stewardship

    The BRBC participates in and promotes our watershed partners and activities that will help the Bow River Basin achieve the best water quality of any highly populated river basin in Canada. Read More
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You can be an important part of the solution. Consider making a gift to the BRBC so we can continue our good work.

It's easy, simply fill out our icon Stewards of the River (17.89 kB) contribution form or donate online. By supporting the Council, you will help protect our rivers...and our future.

upcoming eventsBRBC Forum - March 11th, 2015 - TransAlta Auditorium

 

Science Forum - April 15th, 2015 -MRU

 

 

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Learn more about the Bow River Project...

brom.jpgNew innovative opportunities for re-managing the Bow River system from the headwaters to the confluence.

icon The Full Bow River Basin Project Report (16.64 MB)

icon Bow Basin Flood Mitigation and Watershed Management Project (4.21 MB)

BRBC on Twitter

BowRiverWPAC RT @CdnWaterNetwork: The economic impact of extreme weather in Canada [infographic] http://t.co/Eet2wJkXOo #wef15 http://t.co/NS6EhVNHm4
BowRiverWPAC Mark your calendars for our Science Forum on April 15! (Want to share your water-related work? We're accepting abstracts until Feb 13.)
BowRiverWPAC RT @MDofBighorn: @BowRiverWPAC Thank you for Co-Sponsoring this event with us #MDBighorn http://t.co/bDDuSEPhLN
BowRiverWPAC Proud to present "Living in the Natural Environment" with @MDofBighorn, Feb 6 in Cochrane! Details/ticket info: http://t.co/0c8EqRcUYx
BowRiverWPAC RT @LSC_ASN: Inspiring stories and great discussions at the Bow River Basin Council quarterly educational forum! @BowRiverWPAC

Maps of the Bow River Basin

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Click here, to view maps of the Bow River Basin.

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