NSWA Partners

NSWA partners with groups, organizations and governments on watershed related projects. Please support and encourage watershed initiatives in your counties, towns, and cities. Find out what the groups, organizations and corporations in your community do to support watershed management. Help your provincial and federal elected representatives become more familiar with watershed managment issues and initiatives.

The 20 Rural Municipalities in the North Saskatchewan River watershed in Alberta contribute in many different ways to the Integrated Watershed Managment Planning process.

UPSTREAM: Clearwater CountyBrazeau County,Yellowhead County, County of Wetaskiwin.

CENTRAL: Leduc County, Parkland County, Lac Ste. Anne County, Westlock County, Sturgeon County, Strathcona County, Camrose County.

DOWNSTREAM: County of Thorhild, Beaver County, Lamont County, Smoky Lake County, County of Minburn, County of Two Hills, County of St. Paul, County of Vermilion River, M. D. of Bonnyville.

Most of the Urban Municipalities in the watershed recieve direct benefit from and have direct impact on the North Saskatchewan River mainstream. These municipalities, in many different ways, provide foundational support to the operation and direction of the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA).

UPSTREAM: Rocky Mountain House, Drayton Valley, Devon.

CENTRAL: Edmonton, St. Albert, Leduc, Fort SaskatchewanVegrevilleStony PlainSpruce GroveTofield

DOWNSTREAM: Mundare,  Smoky Lake, St. Paul, VegrevilleVermilion, Lloydminster, Elk Point

Industry in the North Saskatchewan River watershed in Alberta plays a key role in integrated watershed management planning. Industry partners make significant contributions to watershed planning inititiatives.

Alberta Beef Producers 
Northeast Capital Industrial Association 
EPCOR
Weyerhaeuser
Husky Energy
TransAlta
Strathcona Industrial Association
Alberta Capital Region Wastewater Commission 
Alberta's Industrial Heartland
PennWest Exploration
AMEC
Aquality
Stantec

Federal and Provincial governments also contribute to integrated watershed management planning in the North Saskatchewan River watershed in Alberta.

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada  
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development  
Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development

Conservation, Environmental and Watershed Stewardship groups and organizations are instrumental in keeping watershed conversations alive.

Ducks Unlimited, Canada
Alberta Lake Management Society
Alberta Conservation Association
Land Stewardship Centre of Canada
Environmental Law Centre
Nature Alberta
Nature Conservacy Canada
Partners FOR the Saskatchewan River Basin

Sierra Club, Prairie Chapter 
The Living by Water Project
Clear Water Landcare 
Trout Unlimited Canada
Vermilion River Naturalist Society
Foothills Research Institute
Inside Education
Riverwatch Alberta 
Beaverhill Initiative
Big Lake Environment Support Society
Wizard Lake Watershed and Lake Stewardship Association