Manitoba Water Council

The Manitoba Water Council is a senior advisory board that reports to the Minister of Conservation and Water Stewardship on: Development and implementation of watershed management plans, Regulation review of water quality management zones, Coordinate activities of water advisory boards and similar entities, Advice regarding water generally and performance indicators.

The Water Council builds consensus among Manitobans on sustainable solutions that will help protect and manage the province's water quality and water quantity. Established in February 2007, the responsibilities of the Water Council are established under the authority of The Water Protection Act, Section 25. The Water Council provides advice to the Minister of Conservation and Water Stewardship on policies, programs, plans and legislation to achieve the government's goal of providing the best water for all life and lasting prosperity.