Alberta Water Council

Albertans working together to ensure safe, secure, drinking water for the environment, the economy, and communities.

Advance the outcomes of Water for Life

Working with key partners to advance Alberta’s water management agenda.

Provide advice that informs policy or actions

Bring together a collaborative network to find solutions and opportunities to water management priorities.

Provide a forum to discuss water perspectives

Gather ideas from our diverse membership on how to improve water management in Alberta.

Do you have a project idea?

Contact staff to learn more about submitting a project idea for the Council to consider.

COVID-19 and AWC Staff

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, please note that staff are working remotely until further notice, but can be reached by email. Our office is closed to the public during this time.

Welcome to the Alberta Water Council

Established in 2004 and incorporated as a not-for-profit society in 2007, the Alberta Water Council is a collaborative partnership that provides leadership, expertise, and sector knowledge and perspectives to help governments, Indigenous Peoples, industry, and non-governmental organizations to advance the outcomes of Water for Life and other water management priorities. The Council is made up of 24 Members from governments, industry, and non-government organizations.

Guided by its vision of all Albertans working together to ensure safe, healthy and abundant water for future generations, the Alberta Water Council brings together the expertise and experience of its members, under a consensus-based partnership.

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Our Projects
Our Projects
Project teams may be established by the Council to investigate, provide information and make recommendations on particular water issues.View our Latest Projects
Our Members
Our Members
The Alberta Water Council is comprised of 24 Members organized into four broad categories - Industry, Non-Government Organizations, Government, and the Government of Alberta and Provincial Authorities.Learn More
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Publications
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Our Mission

To be a collaborative partnership that provides leadership, expertise, and sector knowledge to help governments, Indigenous Peoples, industry, and nongovernmental organizations to advance the outcomes of Water for Life.

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