Water News

Global News

The incident means there’s a shortage of drinking water in the Town of Vauxhall, Hamlet of Hays and the Hamlet of Enchant.  Water is safe to consume but residents are being asked to limit use “for emergencies only.” Click here to continue reading

The Guardian

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday that a new El Niño was 50-60% likely before the end of 2017. Click here to continue reading

Global News

It’s believed a surge of water let loose from a holding pond into a creek, overwhelming a culvert, and undermining the road bed. Click here to continue reading

Okotoks Western Wheel

“We’ve had a couple reports of sightings, one in Drake Landing and one in Crystal Ridge pond today [April 20] of an osprey picking out an orange fish,” said parks manager Krista Michailuck. Goldfish were first spotted in the two storm ponds in 2015 and some were as large as dinner plates. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Big changes are underway at the Elbow River as construction on the Southwest Calgary Ring Road continues. The province is using state of the art bio-engineering to alter the course of the river in the Weaselhead Natural Area/Glenmore Park to make way for three bridges. When it’s completed, the path of the Elbow River will be moved up to 1.3 kilometres. Click here to continue reading