Global News

Alberta Health Services (AHS) issued an advisory for the area on Tuesday and said residents and visitors to the area should avoid all contact with algae blooms. This includes swimming and wading in areas where the blooms are visible. Click here to continue reading

The Guardian

The congealed mass of fat, wet wipes and nappies is one of the biggest ever found and would have risked raw sewage flooding on to the streets in Whitechapel, east London, had it not been discovered during a routine inspection earlier this month. Click here to continue reading

Rocky View Weekly

 The City of Chestermere is currently working with the Alberta Government to protect the lake from an invasive plant species called flowering rush, which has the potential to reduce the lake’s water quality and negatively impact native plants. Click here to continue reading

The Airdrie Echo

City of Airdrie staffers showed off upgrades to the West Lift Station and Main Reservoir to members of council and local media outlets Tuesday afternoon. A total of $10.3 million was spent in lifecycle upgrades to the station and the reservoir as approved in the 2015 budget. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Edmonton's mayor wants to see a major chunk of the North Saskatchewan River valley designated as an urban provincial park. Click here to continue reading

The Guardian

New South Wales’s top water bureaucrat, Gavin Hanlon, is facing misconduct proceedings after an interim report into allegations of water theft in the Murray-Darling Basin was submitted to the state government. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Two well-known Indigenous artists and environmentalists have partnered to create murals in Edmonton and Ottawa that they hope will raise awareness about the protection of precious water resources. Click here to continue reading

Edmonton Journal

The newfound love for the North Saskatchewan River brought on by Edmonton’s “Accidental Beach” may create a movement to keep the water clean. Click here to continue reading

Calgary Sun

In the wake of Calgarians complaints over drastic overbilling for water services, city auditors have expressed a lack of confidence in the process. Click here to continue reading

Morinville News

The goals of the project were simple: discover the number of restorable and lost wetlands in Rocky View County and qualify the value of restoring wetlands to all those living within the county. The work and lessons learned in nearly three years has been considerable. Click here to continue reading

Sundre Round Up

Conserving our natural resources and becoming better stewards of the land goes a long way towards maintaining and potentially even improving the quality of the water in the Red Deer River. This was a key message shared with the public during several community workshops organized last month by the Legacy Land Trust Society, said executive director Tammy Mather. Click here to continue reading

Market Insider

Using this recent technology, CamelTrain™ can remove viruses and bacteria, cysts, heavy metals, color, odor, flavor, and even radionucleotides from contaminated water. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

At the last of the information sessions being hosted by the province, staff were hoping to correct misinformation and calm concerns with regards to the government's $432-million flood mitigation plan. Click here to continue reading

Alberta Farmer Express

Because what Alberta Environment considers a wetland may not always line up with the landowner’s opinion, it pays to do your homework before embarking on a potentially costly tile drainage project. Click here to continue reading

The Guardian

Tiny “golden” algae called Prymnesium parvum, which thrive in slightly saline or mineral rich water, can turn toxic, suffocating the fish by destroying their gills. Click here to continue reading

The Globe and Mail

One of Canada's most storied nordic ski events is shifting farther north as climate change is causing less snow on low-lying portions of its route. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

The municipality of Ristigouche Sud-Est is being sued by Gastem, a Montreal-based oil-and-gas exploration and development company, for passing a bylaw in March 2013 establishing a two-kilometre no-drill zone near the source of the village's water. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Ian Gates says his newly-patented technique creates self-sealing balls of bitumen of various sizes that can then be moved by rail, road or ship with less risk of environmentally- harmful spills, thus reducing the need for new pipelines. Click here to continue reading

Highriver Times

Calgary-based Argo Resilience Kit Ltd. (ARK) and High River’s Alberta Tilapia Aquaponics are using Sprung Instant Structure’s newly developed tension fabric greenhouse, located at its Aldersyde facility, to develop and perfect hydroculture systems—a method of growing plants without soil. Click here to continue reading

Water-Technology.net 

Leading Australian water savings solutions provider WaterGroup has announced an innovattive new service that will allow large water users to save millions in water use. Click here to continue reading

The Guardian

Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, leading to calls from scientists for urgent research on the implications for health. Click here to continue reading

The Calgary Herald

Downtown Houston is underwater and it will be years before it returns to pre-flood functionality. For the record, that city had a mitigation plan on the books after Hurricane Rita, which, for reasons of cost, was never carried out. Springbank off-stream reservoir is our best plan. “We don’t want to be in that situation. We don’t want to be asking ourselves ‘why didn’t we get this done?’ ” says Calgary Economic Development chairman Steve Allan. Click here to continue reading

The Innisfail Province

The town is moving aggressively ahead with an ambitious $573,000 initiative to replace all 3,000 faulty water meter registers in the community with high-tech units designed to give citizens and businesses more peace of mind and greater control on usage. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

In the battle between concrete and water, water wins. Click here to continue reading

Global News

A recent report found urban flooding has become a Canada-wide problem. Flooding is now more costly than fire or theft for property owners. Almost two-million households in Canada are at “very high risk” of flooding. Federal disaster relief has almost doubled in the last few years and it’s projected to rise to as much as $650 million annually. Click here to continue reading