The Calgary Herald

When the snow melts, rushing rivers take over, creating a top destination in North America for paddling, right here in our backyard. A region spanning from Calgary to Golden, B.C., down to Fernie, B.C., and all in between. Skiers and snowboarders switch sticks, from skis to paddles, as they ply the wild waters in and around the Canadian Rockies. Click here to continue reading

The Globe and Mail

The only ground transportation to subarctic Churchill has been suspended until at least winter — and possibly next spring — dealing a blow to the remote Manitoba community’s tourism industry and driving up prices for food, fuel and other items. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

An estimated 670 million litres of waste water gushed out of a broken earth berm at the Obed Mountain mine near Hinton, Alta., on Oct. 31, 2013. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Mayor Don Iveson wondered if it’s more cost effective to have money for cleanup after the fact than invest in prevention. “Is that better shared on the insurance side as a long shot risk versus what’s real and likely that we should be hardening infrastructure against?” Click here to continue reading


Water stagnating at a construction site. A dwindling number of mangroves along the shore. Lakes choked with algae and hyacinth. Sewage pipes leaking into the sea. These are common sights in India. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Thousands of people in south-central Manitoba are being asked by authorities with a water distribution system to slow the flow as hot, dry weather drives up the need for moisture. Click here to continue reading

Camrose Canadian

The watershed covers 30,000 square kilometres from Battle Lake — west of Pigeon Lake — to 800 kilometres east to North Battleford, Sask. However, there are many opportunities to get out and enjoy the green spaces in our own back yard. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Severe summer weather has become commonplace in Alberta over recent years. Some of the costliest Canadian weather events have come from hail storms in and around the Calgary area. Click here to continue reading

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


 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