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Friday, March 22, 2013

World Water Day Forum

Saturday March 23rd World Water Day event-
9:00AM to 3:00PM in the Stevenson and Hunt Room of the Central Library
Speakers include:
The CoC's own Louise Hollingsworth
Barry Orr - City of London
Maryanne MacDonald - Waste Free World
City of London spokesperson for the Urban Watershed
Steve Sauder of the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
Dr Slobodan Simonovic - Chair of Engineering Institute of Catastrophic Loss Reduction

FREE OF CHARGE (donations welcome)

World Water Day Event Media Release 

The London Chapter of the Council of Canadians welcomes all to our World Water Day event, held on Saturday March 23rd – In the Stevenson and Hunt Room of the Central London Public Library from 9:00AM to 3:00PM.
Speakers Include:
The Council’s own Louise Hollingsworth – Speaking about The Water Cycle and how it affects vegetation. She will also be providing information on ReForest London.
The City of London’s Planning, Environmental and Engineering Services for Wastewater Treatment Operations ‘ Barry Orr – Providing a great audio/visual display about what Londoners are putting down their drains.
Maryanne MacDonald from Waste Free World – Discussing why we need to turn away from bottled water.
From the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority, Steve Sauder – Talking about the health of the Thames River Watershed and about the Authority’s efforts to maintain the health of the Watershed.
Ending the day with Dr. Slobodan Simonovic, the Chair of Engineering for the Institute of Catastrophic Loss Prevention - From Water Conflict to Water Cooperation - A Systems Approach. How to solve conflicts resulting from the sharing of water between different stakeholders.
His talk will be a very topical discussion considering the current condition of our Great Lakes.

For more information please contact:
Rod Morley
519 872-0008

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