Geoscience BC introduces researchers working on new and ongoing water research projects in the Peace region to improve understanding of water quality and quantity. This is an opportunity to learn about the research and have your questions answered.
Dr. Suzan Lapp from the BC Oil & Gas Commission will introduce the new Pilot Collaborative Water Monitoring Program, which aims to collect and assess data from co-located surface water monitoring stations, groundwater wells and climate monitoring stations, while also working with First Nations to collect Traditional Knowledge at the same sites.
Dr. Roger Beckie from the University of British Columbia will provide an update on the Peace Region Scientific Groundwater Monitoring Network Installation Study. This ongoing project is designed to address some aspects of public concern around oil and gas development and groundwater methane in the Peace region.
Read the newest information regarding water projects through GeoScience announced on Feb 23.