High River Times

The MD of Foothills is planning to build a water and wastewater plant to service the growing Aldersyde industrial corridor along Highway 2A. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Officials said the structure’s aging wooden gates will be replaced with steel ones, which could diminish the impact of a flood, such as the one in 2013, by 30 per cent. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

With area rivers flowing at lower than usual levels and water temperatures a little higher than normal, anglers in the Bow Valley are being asked to limit activity to early morning hours and cast in lakes and ponds that are stocked. Click here to continue reading

The Globe and Mail

Last week, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) announced it would appeal a judge’s ruling that gave creditors priority access to a bankrupt oil company’s assets over its financial obligations to clean up abandoned wells. Click here to continue reading

Edmonton Sun

Health advisories were issued Friday warning of blue-green algae blooms found in Wizard Lake, 67 km southwest of Edmonton, and Lessard Lake, 103 km northwest of Edmonton. Click here to continue reading


Here are eight water technology startups helping siphon less water to the farm while keeping yields at their maximum. Click here to continue reading

TED Talks

In this visual-packed talk, geoscientist Liz Hajek shows us how rocks deposited by ancient rivers can be used as a time machine to study the history of the earth, so we can figure out how to more sustainably live on it today. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Thunderstorms unleashed torrential rain in other parts of the province. In Slave Lake, a convoy of seven vacuum trucks struggled to keep up. Click here to continue reading

Calgary Sun

For the Friends of Fish Creek Park, it's been a labour of love for 25 years. As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, the group is marking a quarter century of education and conservation in south Calgary's meandering jewel with a celebration on Saturday. Click here to continue reading

Camrose Canadian

Camrose County has requested a meeting with Alberta Minister of Environment, Shannon Phillips, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, and Wetaskawin-Camrose MLA Bruce Hinkley to discuss the Wetland Restoration Compensation Directive. Click here to continue reading

The Globe and Mail

Dr. Betty Althouse, the province’s chief veterinary officer, says water samples from the pasture’s dugout had a sulphate concentration of more than 24,000 milligrams per litre. Sulphate concentrations over 1,000 milligrams per litre can cause neurological trauma in cattle and can kill at levels over 7,000 milligrams. Click here to continue reading

Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation 

This report assesses the potential for wetlands to affect the financial impacts associated with rural and urban flooding. The report demonstrates quantitatively that wetlands conservation is a cost-effective means to reduce flood risk in Canada. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Torrential rains in Saskatoon that triggered ponds and massive puddles to form at many intersections and along city streets on Monday has residents speaking out. Jennifer Kerr says she’s fed up with the chronic flooding on her street, no matter the size of the storm. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Calgary public schools and a non-profit are boosting their efforts to fight cavities, worried about children's declining dental health since city council voted to remove fluoride from water in 2011. Click here to continue reading

Okotoks Western Wheel

The Towns of Turner Valley and Black Diamond are asking to pump water directly out of the Sheep River in a bid to restore their water supplies, which were wiped out in the 2013 floods. Click here to continue reading

Alberta Environment and Parks

Over the last 30 years, the Bow River has grown in reputation to become a world famous fly-fishing destination and popular area for rafting and canoeing. Considering the interest and potential, there is a desire to improve access to the river and foster tourism opportunities while ensuring the sustainability of the fishery. Click here to continue reading

Hindu Times

Manufacturing activity slowed to a four-month low in June due to challenges posed by the implementation of Goods and Services Tax, a challenging economic environment, and water shortages in parts of the country, according to a private sector survey. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

The Rideau Roxboro Community Association says damage on Elbow Island Park from the 2013 flood still hasn't been fixed and it's a regular campsite for homeless people. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard for ships around the continent as it breaks up. Click here to continue reading

Global News

The Alberta government is thinking about cleaning up a former wood-preserving site along one of the province’s biggest lakes by capping it off and turning the adjacent land into a park. The contaminated site contains toxins including arsenic, dioxins and PCP at levels above Alberta guidelines for natural areas. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Residents on des Maçons Street in Pierrefonds, in Montreal’s West Island, have become accustomed to garbage containers in driveways, damaged belongings on the side of the road and a lot of construction. One thing they refuse to get used to is waiting on the provincial government. Click here to continue reading

Hinton Parklander

The Athabasca River Brigade came to an end in Fort Assiniboine on June 28, marking the end of the 333-kilometre trip from Jasper National Park. A total of 170 paddlers in 15 boats took part in the six-day paddle, with participants ranging in age from seven to seventy-seven. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Rain caused the cancellation of the final three heats of Monday’s chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede, and also caused problems on city streets. Click here to continue reading

Rocky View Weekly

The Chestermere Water Festival returns to John Peake Park July 22, offering a wide range of activities both on and off the lake. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Weather authority Meteo France said that 49.2 millimetres fell in one hour between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Click here to continue reading