The Globe and Mail

A better question today might be: “My God! Do we even deserve this?” We love water, we are drawn to it, but for years we have taken it for granted. Perhaps we’re not quite the guardians we hoped we’d be. We may be on the verge of paying the price. Click here to continue reading

Calgary Herald

History is filled with examples of bridges failing for a number of reasons, ranging from poor engineering to environmental factors, including Calgary’s Bonnybrook train bridge in 2013, which buckled under rushing flood waters, stranding several rail cars that hung precariously over the Bow River before their removal. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

People in the northwest Calgary community of Silver Springs will have to wait another year to swim in the neighbourhood's outdoor pool. Renovations were supposed to be completed last month, but they're taking longer than expected. Click here to continue reading

Water Deeply

June 30 is the state’s deadline for the creation of groundwater sustainability agencies, the first significant step required to implement California’s 2014 Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. Click here to continue reading

Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST)

Some of the most significant public concerns surrounding the application of hydraulic fracturing operations regards possible effects on both the available supply of water and possible effects on water quality. Surface spills and leaks are also a potential concern for drinking water supplies. Click here to continue reading

New York Times

President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders say climate change is an urgent problem that nations must address together, and they have insisted that countries abide by the Paris climate accord, despite President Trump’s announcement this month that the United States would withdraw from the agreement. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Canada’s top court won’t hear an appeal from two B.C. First Nations worried that construction of an $8.8-billion hydro-electric dam would violate their constitutionally protected treaty rights. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Three deaths since 2014 at lakes in Calgary are prompting warnings from safety officials. The city's fire chief says some users mistakenly believe risk only flows on rivers. Click here to continue reading


Errors in how scientists account for water loss from leaves may be skewing estimates of how much energy plants make through photosynthesis, according to the latest research. This in turn could jeopardize models of how individual leaves function and even of the global climate. Click here to continue reading

Washington Post

When water cools too quickly to crystallize, it forms amorphous ice. Scientists previously figured out that amorphous ice can exist as low- or high-density types. What was not known, Nilsson said, was how the amorphous ice transitioned between the two types. Click here to continue reading

The Guardian

The EPA, with the US army, has proposed scrapping the rule in order to conduct a “substantive re-evaluation” of which rivers, streams, wetlands and other bodies of water should be protected by the federal government. Click here to continue reading

The Globe and Mail

Ontario is spending an additional $85-million to clean up a mercury-contaminated river that has plagued two First Nation communities for half a century. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Edmonton city council gave the go-ahead Tuesday for engineering work to be done on the lookout known as the “End of the World.” The popular point overlooks the North Saskatchewan River and offers breathtaking views of the river valley. Click here to continue reading

The Guardian

The majority of plastic bottles used across the globe are for drinking water, , according to Rosemary Downey, head of packaging at Euromonitor and one of the world’s experts in plastic bottle production. Click here to continue reading


Some 60,000 Wilmington, N.C., residents get their drinking water from the Cape Fear River. DuPont and its spinoff company Chemours manufacture chemicals at a plant upstream from the city. Click here to continue reading

Denver Water

A group from Aquatera, a water provider from the Canadian province of Alberta, recently paid Denver Water a visit to understand how the utility has been incorporating Lean principles into its operations since 2012. Aquatera is about to launch its own Lean program. Click here to continue reading

Smart Cities World

The town of Okotoks in Alberta, Canada, has exceeded its water management targets thanks to the Sensus advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the city of Edmonton late Monday night. It was dropped early Tuesday morning. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Calgary police say wearing life-jackets saved the lives of a family who ran into trouble Sunday while rafting on the Bow River, prompting a dramatic rescue. The four were apparently trying to portage around Harvie Passage — a water park featuring rapids and boulders — when winds blew them back into the main current. Click here to continue reading

Monitoring changes to the amount of wetlands in regions where permafrost is thawing should be at the forefront of efforts to predict future rates of climate change, new research shows. Click here to continue reading

The Guardian

An Asian carp has been found just miles from the Great Lakes, beyond an electrified barrier designed to keep the invasive species from entering the ecosystem and wreaking the sort of damage seen elsewhere in the US. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Waterton Shoreline Cruise Company has been offering tours on Waterton Lake since 1954. It’s where you’ll get a unique worm’s eye view of some of the most spectacular backdrops the Rocky Mountains have to offer. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Beaver attacks are on the rise in Edmonton. In the past month, several people have reported that their dogs have been attacked at the Terwillegar off-leash park. Some pets have suffered serious injuries, and people are being encouraged to keep their dogs out of the water. Click here to continue reading

Edmonton Journal

Our drinking water comes from a kitchen tap — that’s the belief of most Canadians. And why would we think otherwise? We pay our water bills, as we do our phone and Internet bills, and so we expect a safe and reliable service. And yet, water is a very different service. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Officials at the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) are warning residents to stay clear of low-lying areas, rivers, streams and shorelines due to rising water levels on Friday. Click here to continue reading