CURA H20 - Community Based Water Monitoring and Management

Submitted by robertgnewell on 30 August 2012

CURA H2O is a five-year Community-University Research Alliance (CURA) project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada aimed at increasing community capacity for integrated water monitoring and management in Canada and abroad. The project is run out of the Saint Mary’s University Geography Department in Halifax Nova Scotia, and the team is composed of an alliance of partners representing academia, community stewardship organizations, non-governmental environmental organizations (NGOs), government agencies, First Nations communities, public schools, the agricultural community, and the private sector. Main activities of the project include implementing water quality monitoring training program, integrating data into governmental watershed management, and project guidance through academic research.

Learn more about CURA H2O by visiting the website here.