Edmonton Sun

Epcor made $241 million off Edmonton's drinking water and water treatment systems over the last five years. But during that five-year agreement, Epcor also saved Edmonton customers $52 million through a series of cost-cutting exercises. Click here to continue reading

Fort Saskatchewan Record

Thiel’s Greenhouses is testing futuristic idea: planting vegetables in water and leaving soil in the dust. Hydroponics is a way to grow plants without using soil in an aquatic based environment. The plants use mineral nutrient solutions within the water and basically float in a pond on rafts. Click here to continue reading

ECA Review

The Government of Alberta announced they will provide 90-10 grant funding to extend rural waterlines to Brownfield and to White Sands on Buffalo Lake Shirley McClellan Regional Water Services Commission (SMRWSC) which is administered by the County of Stettler. Click here to continue reading

Global News

The latest video touches on the impact of weather on flooding. In March and April Kelowna had one and a half times the amount of rain fall than average, creating the fourth wettest spring on record according Cindy Yu with Environment Canada. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Using netting and electro-fishing, Parks Canada officials began eradicating fish from Johnson Lake near Banff this week in an effort to stop whirling disease from spreading to other bodies of water. Click here to continue reading

PR Record Gazette

Of the over $37 million dollar eligible project cost, the Water for Life program will grant a total of $28 million, with the municipality picking up the difference. Click here to continue reading

Crag and Canyon

Water levels in the Bow Valley have risen significantly, and quickly, but officials from both the Town of Banff and the Town of Canmore say there is no cause for concern. Click here to continue reading

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Water levels in the Bow River and its tributaries started running high last week when high temperatures caused rapid snowmelt, forcing closure of flooded trails in Banff and Lake Louise. Click here to continue reading

Global News

While the material damage caused by the recent floods in Montreal is readily apparent to all, less visible but just as significant are the lingering health impacts on flood victims, according to a report released Tuesday by Montreal’s director of Public Health Dr. Richard Massé. Click here to continue reading

Okotoks Western Wheel

Some Priddis residents are hoping to get a water pipeline built to serve the hamlet and surrounding area. The idea was proposed by Doug Weston, who manages a large off-stream storage reservoir, where he collects water during flood periods. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

The site of an iconic old restaurant in Bragg Creek, which is slated for demolition later this summer, will someday become housing for the community's seniors. Click here to continue reading

Daily Herald Tribune

The County of Grande Prairie has received about $570,000 in provincial grants towards waterline projects in Bezanson and Teepee Creek. Click here to continue reading

Global News

A group of Grade 7 students in Calgary is calling on all levels of government to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday by giving First Nations communities across the country the gift of clean water. Click here to continue reading

Forbes

 It’s not just food and beverage companies that are heavily dependent on water. It’s also those companies tied to electricity generation, mining, high tech and pulp and paper. And many more industries could be impacted by such scarcity, it adds, because their supply chains are at risk. Click here to continue reading

The Independent

Water doesn’t taste like anything, right? Wrong, because scientists have discovered that H20 does actually have a distinct flavour, and it’s a sour one at that. Click here to continue reading

Daily Herald Tribune

Over the course of four months, the meters will be replaced free of charge in the City of Grande Prairie, the County of Grande Prairie, and the Town of Sexsmith. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

An Edmonton beer worker has found a way to save 100,000 litres of water a year in Labatt breweries across the country. "We thought we could save this water," Labatt brewhouse operator Robert Morland said in an interview Monday. Click here to watch the video

Metro Edmonton

City planners have finally unveiled details of a $2.6-billion plan to deal with massive storms that cause extensive flooding in Edmonton — something Todd Wyman calls “the new normal.” Click here to continue reading

Global News

It’s been deemed one of the best beaches in Canada but it now has an unwelcome visitor. The sharp D-shaped shells called zebra mussels lined the shore of Grand Beach this weekend forcing beach goers to watch their step to avoid being cut. Click here to continue reading

Stony Plain Reporter

About 30 students from Duffield School's Grade 5 class boarded a bus and headed out to Mayatan and Hasse Lakes on May 26 to join the Mayatan Lake Management Association (MLMA) , the Alberta Lake Management Society, the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA), the Alberta Conservation Association (ACA), and Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) to learn about ecosystems in their own backyards. Click here to continue reading

Calgary Herald

The premier 18-hole courses — Mount Kidd and Mount Lorette — are in various stages of repair following the devastating flood of 2013, but will be fully operational by the first tee times of 2018. Click here to continue reading

The Guardian

Intensive agriculture, increasing urbanisation, poor management of rivers and the draining of wetlands have left the vast majority of these natural features – many previously preserved for centuries by communities who understood their value – unable to fulfil these valuable functions, with some close to collapse. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

The Town of High River is taking steps to protect the community from future flooding. Last week, town council approved a $5.5 million floodgate project that will be installed south of the Centre Street bridge. Click here to continue reading

Calgary Sun

A local environmental group will receive the bulk of a $125,000 penalty levied against Canadian National Railway (CN) after the company pleaded guilty Friday to environmental charges related to diesel leaking into the North Saskatchewan River. Click here to continue reading

St Albert Gazette

Though St. Albert narrowly missed the brunt of last week’s rainstorm, which brought 45 millimetres of rain to areas of the capital region, extreme weather events are becoming the new norm. Click here to continue reading