Media Advisory: Results of British Columbia's Largest Groundwater Mapping Project

**Media Advisory**

Media Briefing on Results of British Columbia's Largest Groundwater Mapping Project in Northeastern BC

January 19, 2016 - Geoscience BC will hold a media briefing on January 20th to outline the initial results from British Columbia's largest airborne groundwater mapping project in northeastern BC, referred to as the "Peace Project".

The Peace Project is generating vital information that will help First Nations, local communities, governments and the resource sectors make more informed decisions on the sustainable use, management and protection of the province's valuable water resources.

Event details:

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016
Geoscience BC Peace Project Update for media, following Ministers' Breakfast
BC Natural Resource Forum
2nd Floor, Prince George Civic Centre, 808 Canada Games Way
Prince George, BC V2L 5T6

Presenting at the event:

  • Robin Archdekin, President, Geoscience BC
  • Mayor Lori Ackerman, City of Fort. St. John
  • Carlos Salas, Vice President, Energy, Geoscience BC
  • Dallas Smith, President of the Nanwakolas Council

Media contact

Kylie Williams, Communications Manager, Geoscience BC

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