Section Review

Now that you have finished this section on Water, you should be comfortable:

  • Identifying some of the main pieces of legislation governing water resources in the province
  • Understanding the context and history of current water law in Alberta
  • Describing the Alberta Wetland Policy
  • Understanding the water licensing system
  • Debating how to assign new water licences
  • Identifying the Water for Life principles and evaluating how they may play a role in water management

Go back and review any of these topics before you move on to the next section on Toxins and Waste




Water Law

Lesson Plan: Fundamentals of Environmental Law
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Lesson Plan: Tragedy of the Commons
Lesson Plan: Climate Litigation

Curriculum Connections


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