The Water Conundrum: Excess and Scarcity

  • 24 Mar 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Seneca College Markham Campus - Room 770 - 8 The Seneca Way , Markham

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Climate Change is driving unprecedented changes in weather patterns and the results have been catastrophic. Our ability to manage these extremes using policy, innovation and engineering technology will be vital for managing future water excess and scarcity challenges. "The Water Conundrum: Excess and Scarcity" is a multi-sectoral panel that aims to exchange views on water security issues and ways to sustainably protect this diminishing resource. 

An expert panel and Seneca Alumni will lead collaborative discussions regardingEnvironmental Impacts Influencing Innovation. The ideas will then be discussed during the networking session following the Water Scarcity & Security  – Looking forward to 2030 charrette.

Mason Marchildon, Water Resources Engineer at York-Peel-Durham-Toronto and the Conservation Authorities Moraine Coalition will be attending and will be talking about "The Water Conundrum".

Moranne McDonnell, Associate Director, Engineering Projects for The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, will be speaking on "Water Excess: The Role of LID in Addressing Quantity and Quality"

Also, Dr. Gail Krantzberg, Professor and Director of the Centre for Engineering and Public Policy in the School of Engineering Practice at McMaster University will be talking about"Water: Security, Accessibility and Resiliency of the Great Lakes Region"

Complementary parking for participants and free bus shuttle* service for Seneca students between Seneca Campus locations.

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