Atlantic Water Network (AWN)
923 Robie St
Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Primary contact: Emma Wattie
Language of Service: English
Scope of Activities: Interprovincial
Region: Acadian Peninsula & Northeast, Kent-Miramichi, Southeast, Sunbury-Queens-Kings Counties, Southwest, Central-West, Northwest
Purpose: Atlantic Water Network provides equipment and resources for water monitoring organizations and communities throughout Atlantic Canada. AWN is part of the longstanding Community-Based Environmental Monitoring Network and is home to all of its water related resources. We are the regional lead on Atlantic DataStream, an open access data hub for water quality data. We work with organizations on both a national and regional scale to improve data collection at the community level. AWN's mission is to build capacity among stewardship and watershed organizations by providing access to water monitoring and conservation resources such as standardized training via WET-Pro water monitoring kits, a secure and open access data hub (Atlantic DataStream), and the free use of our Environmental Monitoring Equipment Bank.
Activities: We provide our partners with support in setting up water monitoring programs by support in access to equipment, data management solutions and other resources.
Resources Available to the Public: Environmental monitoring, Environmental research, Resource library, Workshops and events