Wetaskiwin Times

The orange fencing around a solvent spill site has been removed as clean-up went much more quickly than anticipated. Approximately 1,700 litres of solvent — Petrosol 3139 — got into the storm system following a spill on Aug. 19. Click here to continue reading

Rocky Mountain Outlook

A draft redevelopment plan for the lower Kananaskis River and Barrier Lake aims to turn the area into a water sports mecca. The draft document, out for public consultation until Oct. 27, calls for construction of a whitewater training facility at Canoe Meadows and a water sports equipment rental hut at Barrier Lake. Click here to continue reading

Water Technology

Brand purpose consultancy Given London has secured a project from UK’s Anglian Water, which aims to bring about consumer behaviour change around water usage. Click here to continue reading

Traverse City Record Eagle

In 1941, my grandparents built a small cottage on a small lake in northern Michigan. The cottage remains in the family today. But while the ownership hasn’t changed, the lake has. Like many other inland lakes in Michigan, alien species have invaded ours. Click here to continue reading

Stuff

New Zealand should tell tourists about what he calls the risks of our untreated drinking water. Hrudey​, a Canadian expert who has contributed to the second stage of the inquiry, said there was a clear aversion to chlorinating water during the inquiry. Click here to continue reading

JWN Energy 

An online water data tool developed with funding from energy industry associations provides detailed hydrology information for every stream, river and lake in west-central Alberta. Click here to continue reading

The Western Producer

Our public forest lands produce most of southern Alberta’s water, sustain fish and wildlife and offer some of our best outdoor recreation and tourism opportunities. The plan puts a priority on the Porcupine Hills and Livingstone areas for more detailed strategies to manage the land disturbance footprint and manage recreational use. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Since 2004, the City of Peterborough has implemented the Flood Reduction Master Plan. The City is also promoting “Rethink The Rain,” a program aimed at educating residents on controlling run-off on their own property. Click here to continue reading

The Guardian

Australia is quickly becoming a world-leader in water recycling. But according to the industry, academic water researchers, environmentalists, Sydney city council and others, a technical decision by  pricing regulator Ipart has the potential to kill the burgeoning industry overnight. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Nearly 1,000 people are expected to float down the North Saskatchewan River this weekend during the inaugural Riverfest. The event — put on by EPCOR and the River Valley Alliance — is intended to promote the protection of the water source. Click here to continue reading

The Wall Street Journal

Experts say more such homes should be purchased and razed, but funds for buyouts are lacking and residents push back. Click here to continue reading

Wetaskiwin Times

A Millet woman wants to see the Pipestone Creek cleaned up and is hoping others in the community will join her. Click here to continue reading

High Country News

The money-for-water was a pilot program, launched in 2014 by the four largest municipal water providers in the Colorado River basin along with the Bureau of Reclamation. The goal: see how complicated it would be to pay ranchers to use less water on their fields and instead let the water flow. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

While sunbathers flock to Accidental Beach, three local adventurers are pushing Edmontonians to connect with the river valley in a deeper way. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

The Calgary city auditor has found problems in the way some residential water meters operate, and in the city's billing processes. The audit was commissioned a couple of years ago, before recent complaints about over-billing were raised by some customers. Click here to continue reading

Vox

As we stare at the aftermath of two devastating hurricanes, it’s clear that our development choices contributed to the staggering damages of these extreme weather events. Click here to continue reading

Ag Web

The Dragon-Line precision mobile drip irrigation system uses hoses to deliver water to the soil where it's quickly absorbed by thirsty plants. Click here to continue reading

Calgary Sun

City council will open the taps on a review of how it handles water billing after a wave of Enmax customers complained about soaring bills. Click here to continue reading

Airdrie Echo

The city in continuing to monitor all water bodies for more occurrences. While only affecting three storm ponds currently, there is a possibility that it begins to grow independently in other storm ponds in the city. Click here to continue reading

Global News

A total of 451 species in decline — roughly half of the total mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians studied as part of the World Wildlife Fund Canada’s Living Index, to be released Thursday — saw their population decline by an average of 83 per cent between 1970 and 2014. Click here to continue reading

Alberta Farmer Express

A dozen contaminated boats have been found so far this year 
and officials warn zebra and quagga mussels 
are cunning hitchhikers. Click here to continue reading

Alberta Farmer Express

This program isn’t about the traditional environmental ethics of protecting existing features. This harnesses the skills and energy of farmers and ranchers across Canada to create more ecosystem services that have benefits for Canadians. Click here to continue reading

The Globe and Mail

This year's drought, now unleashing consequences in the form of fires and low crop yields, hit his area hard. But Mr. Auch's hopper has more grain in it than he expected, in part thanks to one of the ways he is adapting to climate change. Click here to continue reading

Journal-News

With water problems pervasive around the globe, the Pipeline H2O program, which helps water-technology companies solve water and sewage problems, is seeking candidates from around the world to join its Class of 2018. Click here to continue reading

Medicine Hat News

The South Saskatchewan River (SSR) is the product of the Bow and Oldman rivers joining near Grassy Lake, Alberta to create one of western Canada’s most spectacular water courses. Click here to continue reading