St. Albert Gazette - August 29th
The city will focus on more aggressively pursuing its water conservation goals in 2013 with a long-term plan developed and approved by city council Monday night.
Under the Water Conservation, Efficiency and Productivity Plan, St. Albert will pursue three specific measures for 2013.
One measure is a bylaw that would require water-efficient fixtures in new developments and retrofits. Another is escalating block rates in billing, in which water rates increase for consumers who use more water. The third measure is to target industrial, commercial and institutional clients to reduce their usage. ... Click here to read more.