Wetaskiwin Times

While Millet Mayor Tony Wadsworth said he hasn’t heard much feedback from residents yet, Coun. Mike Storey said he’s looking forward to having a cup of coffee without having to fill up a water bottle beforehand. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

The state of emergency was declared April 16 because the trucks that deliver water to band members kept getting stuck in the sludge. Click here to continue reading

The Vulcan Advocate

The water commission is requesting that the Town take back ownership of the plant and its contents, wrote Kym Nichols, the commission’s chair, in a letter to the Town. The old water plant was among the assets the Town turned over to the commission, which operates the new water treatment plant. Click here to continue reading

National Observer

Scientists have developed a box that can convert low-humidity air into water, producing several litres every 12 hours, they wrote in the journal Science. Click here to continue reading

Chestermere Anchor

Sailing is a lifetime sport; a unique recreation that one can enjoy for many, many years. The friends, relationships and skills that kids develop in sailing at a young age will last them a lifetime. It’s a complete education sport with both physical and mental demands. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

The highest point of the iceberg measures roughly 46 metres, Costello said. The iceberg has moved slightly and broken apart, but it doesn't look like it's going anywhere soon. Click here to continue reading

Metro News

On any given day, several communities in Alberta are forced to rely on inadequate and inconsistent water sources for everything from brushing their teeth to staying hydrated. Click here to continue reading

The Guardian

A significant spill of firefighting foam at Brisbane airport has contaminated nearby waterways, killing fish and prompting warnings to recreational anglers. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Firefighters near Grande Prairie, Alta., used their specialized training to rescue 10 frantic horses that broke through an ice-covered slough on Sunday.

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St. Albert Gazette

The promotion of low flow water appliances, combined with the proposed 2018 implementation of a Water Conservation Bylaw, are definite signs of progressive thinking on the part of city council. Consequently, you might now understand my confusion when this same council also gave its approval for a 20 acre “swimming hole” that will be for the exclusive use of Jensen Lakes residents. Click here to continue reading

New Scientist

In the past 12 months, California has simultaneously dealt with the effects of not enough water and far too much of it. After the five driest years on record, which required Californians to limit water use, the state has been deluged by storms that overflowed dams and helped the snowpack in the Sierras rebound from unprecedented lows. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Scientists have witnessed the first modern case of what they call “river piracy” and they blame global warming. Most of the water gushing from a large glacier in northwest Canada last year suddenly switched from one river to another. Click here to continue reading

Global News

An important construction project is now underway in a Bow River channel that runs parallel to Quarry Park in southeast Calgary. It’s the first of five sites the city has identified as areas where fish habitat in the Bow can be improved. Click here to continue reading

Pincher Creek Echo

The Oldman Watershed Council (OWC) held the signing of their Southern Alberta Water Charter at city hall in Lethbridge on April 7.

Thirty-five organizations and government bodies have currently signed the charter, with each one pledging a plan of action over the summer to help with water conservation and awareness according to OWC communications specialist Anna Garleff. Click here to continue reading

Calgary Herald

We agree with Calgary and the government of Alberta that flood mitigation is needed. But any infrastructure that fundamentally affects our lands and the water running through our nation, must be approached with wisdom, even caution. Click here to continue reading

The Guardian

It estimated that rehabilitating the river, which was this month granted the legal status of a “living entity”, would take 10 years and potentially cost 420m rupees. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Whirling disease has been detected in fish in the Crowsnest River, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

The infectious disease deforms and cripples young fish by penetrating the heads and spines of salmanoids like salmon, trout, whitefish and char. Click here to continue reading

East Central Alberta Review

A Bashaw property owner asked council for a reprieve on an unexpected $2,901 water bill. Click here to continue reading

CTV News

The world is drowning in plastic water bottles, but a biodegradable, edible water “blob” that’s making big waves in the start-up scene could offer a solution. Invented by three British industrial design students, the Ooho! water container uses brown algae to create an squishy but strong gel-like container. Click here to continue reading

CTV News

"This is a challenge we have the ability to solve," said Guy Ryder, Chair of UN-Water and head of the International Labour Organization. Click here to continue reading

Global News

All that water from the sky is affecting both quality and the rate at which produce matures. That, in turn, is translating into supply shortages and higher prices in Canada, said von Massow. Click here to continue reading

Bonnyville Nouvelle

It’s open season on the water in many lakes across Alberta, with April 1 marking the official start of the province’s 2017 sport fishing season. This year will look a little different for anglers in the Lakeland area, after the province announced four more lakes within the MD of Bonnyville are now open for harvesting. Click here to continue reading

Metro News

The work being done is hard to miss; as crews rehabilitate the flood-washed river to create a safe passage for watercraft and fish. But observers whizzing by the site this week were able to see construction vehicles waded into the waterway, removing sediment from the Bow River. Click here to continue reading

Alberta Government Newsroom

Six provincial grants are part of $63 million earmarked in Budget 2017 to help Alberta communities and organizations adapt to severe weather events and a changing climate. The projects will protect downtown Calgary and neighbouring communities during flooding and stormwater events. Click here to continue reading

 

CBC News

A Calgary man is getting close to his goal of crossing from Tofino, B.C. to the northern tip of Ellesmere Island, Nunavut by foot, ski, and boat. Click here to continue reading