Are you a landowner within the Lesser Slave Watershed? Looking for learning opportunities to better manage your property? We have resources and opportunities to help inform landowners' and industry partners' land management practices to help keep the Lesser Slave Watershed happy, healthy and sustainable for generations to come! Check out these resources, or stop by our office to get your own physical copies.
The Green Acreages Guide: Primer
The Green Acreages Guide: Primer acts as a short intro to acreage living and the realities of rural community living, and is available as a FREE ONLINE RESOURCE. If you would prefer a hard copy, we have copies available.
In it, you'll find useful information for small acreage owners, including:
- Stewardship Tips
- Water Management Tips
- Biodiversity, Weed and Weed Control, Wildlife Habitat, and Managing Animals
- Land and Air Management Tips
A full version of the Green Acreages Guide is also available at the LSWC office.
Working Well Alberta
The Working Well Alberta works to ensure safe and secure groundwater supplies for water well users in Alberta.
Working Well fact sheets
- Ways to Protect Your Well Water and Ground Supply
- Water Well Design and Construction
- Shock Chlorinating your Well
- Plugging your Well
- Upgrading your Well in a Pit
- Over-pumping your Well
- Measuring Well Water Levels
- Well Owner Responsibilities
- Drilling a New Well
- Private Sewage Systems
- Gas in your Well Water
- Taking Water Samples
- Maintaining your Cistern
- Water Treatment for Well Owners
- Protecting your Well From Disasters
- Cross Connections and your Well
Other Working Well Resources
- Water Wells at Last: A guide for private well owners in Alberta
- Alberta Water Wells Map
- How to Find Your Drilling Report
- Alberta Well Drilling Association: Find a Driller
- Understanding your Drinking Water Bacteria Test Results
- Understanding your Drinking Water Chemical Test Results
- Understanding your Trace Metal Analysis Results
- Hidden Water
- Shock Chlorination Pt. 1
- Shock Chlorination Pt. 2
- Taking Water Samples
- Decommissioning Wells in Alberta
Looking for Information on a Specific Topic?
Do you have an idea for a presentation that would benefit our Watershed communities? Give us a shout, we are always looking for ideas to educate and engage with the public. We can create programs and presentations tailored to specific age groups, knowledge bases, and interests!
Reach out to us with your ideas at (780) 523-9800, on social media, by stopping by our office, or by email at [email protected]!