2018 Conference

Thank you to all who attended "The Dammed Rivers!" conference October 1 - 3, 2018 in Saskatoon, SK. Presentations highlighted in green are available to view below More will be added as permission is granted. 

We hope you'll join us next year in Gimli, MB for our 2019 conference!

Tuesday, October 2

Robert Halliday, PFSRB Board Chair - Prairie Dams 101 

Ron Woodvine, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - PFRA's Role in Prairie Water Development

David Martz, Ducks Unlimited Canada - 80 Years on the Prairies: Ducks Unlimited Canada's Experience

Dr. Chris Spence, Environment and Climate Change Canada - Assessing the role of small scale dams in wetland drainage scenarios

Doug Kilgour, SaskPower - Public Safety and Security around SaskPower Dams

Jody Scammell, Water Security Agency - Gardiner Dam's Historic Movement and Ongoing Stability Evaluation

Norma Spence, Manitoba Hydro - Grand Rapids Generating Station 1965

Mike Murray, Bow River Basin Council - South Saskatchewan River Basin WPACs 10 year Review of the SSRB Water Management Plan

Daniel Dietrich, SaskEnergy - River Crossings: SaskEnergy's Approach to Protecting River Systems During Pipeline Construction

Jason Stianson, Golder Associates - Geotechnical Assessments of aging dams in Saskatchewan

Mike Nemeth, Alberta WaterSMART - Dams on the Athabasca River: Assessing trade-offs of regulated flows as an option for water management

Brian Yee, Alberta Environment and Parks - Dams on the Peace River: Downstream Effects in Alberta

Video - BC Hydro Site C

Wednesday, October 3

Brad Uhrich, Ducks Unlimited Canada - Smith Project Naturalization

Paul Van Pul, Consultant/Author - The La Colle Falls 1913 Lock & Dam Development

Joanna Munholland, Sam Waller Museum - Essential Service: The Saskatchewan River in northern Manitoba from 1840-1958

Graham Strickert, Global Institute for Water Security - SK Delta and EB Campbell relicense

Emily Cavaliere, Global Water Futures - Elwha River Dam Removal: Before and After

Jeffrey Sereda, Water Security Agency - Impacts of water management on fish/fish habitat in the Qu'Appelle lakes

Bruce Davison, Environment and Climate Change Canada - Land-surface schemes as lower boundary conditions for weather and climate models - how they represent dams and reservoirs

Galina Morozova, University of Guelph - A possible salt-water intrusion in Cumberland marshes and its relationship with upstream dams and flooding

Iain Phillips, Water Security Agency - Temperature-related influence of Gardiner Dam on the aquatic ecosystem health of the Saskatchewan River

Renny Grilz, Meewasin Valley Authority - Battling Invasive Species along the South Saskatchewan River

Adam Matichuk, Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation - Restoration of fish passage via a former CNR railroad dam on Aiktow Creek



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