Agricultural Water Workshop

January 31, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fenelon Falls Community Center
Fenelon Falls
Kawartha Lakes, ON
City of Kawartha Lakes Agriculture/Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Kawartha Region Conservation Authority, Farm and Food Care

Farmers, did you experience water shortages or concerns about your ability to supply your livestock or crops with sufficient water during the 2016 drought?


Plan to attend this workshop to understand the water cycle, water taking options, groundwater/well considerations in dry periods, alternative watering systems, as well as considerations for retaining surface water on your property.


Program Includes:

\r\n- Observations about low water conditions of 2016 and its local impacts…setting the stage\r\n\r\n- Water: Understanding how much you have (surface water and wells)…\r\n\r\n- Understanding the Permit to Take Water process\r\n\r\n- Considerations before you dig a pond on your property\r\n\r\n- Lunch\r\n\r\n- My well has ran dry…what should I do (and not do)\r\n\r\n- Managing water you have effectively on your farm….

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