The Water First Internship Program was featured in the May/June 2021 edition of Water Canada, a publication dedicated to covering a range of Canadian water issues. This edition of the magazine focused on topics such as communicating science in a crisis, governing the Blue Economy, and renewing water infrastructure.
Water First team members sat with members of Bimose Tribal Council’s technical services department to discuss their unique model, and the impact that the internship has had on communities. Wayne Holmstrom, overall responsible operator, Aaron Henry, operator in charge, and Adam Peacock, technical services officer, work closely together to service communities in what they call a hub model: a centralized system of support for water treatment plant operators in each of the Tribal Council’s communities. They have been working closely with our interns to train them—as well as depend on them.
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