The Atlantic Water Network has a small but mighty team of avid water monitors. We draw upon the work of past students, employees and volunteers who have brought the Network to where it is today. Read the bios below of our current team who works to provide resources and equipment to Community Water Monitors throughout Atlantic Canada.

Emma Wattie


Emma has been working with Community-Based Monitoring Organizations for the last four years as part of the Community-Based Environmental Monitoring Network. She’s a proud Maritimer and loves any excuse to get outside. In her spare time she’s an avid reader, knitter and baker.

Cathy Conrad

Research Coordinator

Cathy is a Full Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies. She has worked with Community-Based Monitoring Organizations in Atlantic Canada and around the world.

Alex Webb


After an undergraduate degree in political science followed by a number of years roaming Canada and abroad with different opportunities, Alex left her day job to take on a master’s degree in Integrated Water Resource Management. This program lead her to the Atlantic Water Network, where she is researching the impact of community-based monitoring programs on local and regional watershed management decisions, and enjoying exploring the Atlantic provinces.

Work with Atlantic Water Network

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