Water News

Government of Alberta

The new facility is part of $9.3 million committed in Budget 2017 to expedite testing as part of efforts to prevent the further spread of the parasite-related disease, which was discovered in the Oldman and Bow watersheds in the past year. Click here to continue reading

The Guardian

The international “Ice Memory” expedition of 15 scientists took samples from the glacier on Illimani mountain in the Andes and will store them in Antarctica at the French-Italian base of Concordia. Click here to continue reading

Fort McMurray Today

The long-awaited rural water, sewer and road rehabilitation program - the largest infrastructure project the municipality has ever attempted - will continue without delay, council decided Tuesday night. Click here to continue reading

Global News

A blue-green algae advisory has been issued for a lake west of Edmonton. Alberta Health Services issued the advisory for Lake Isle on Wednesday, after blooms of blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) were discovered in the water. Click here to continue reading

Calgary Herald

Of the eight confirmed sales, two are in the nearby Municipal District of Foothills and another in the Town of Sundre, with the remaining five in Beachwood Estates, which earned international attention after it was profiled by renowned photographer Seph Lawless, who specializes in documenting abandoned locales. Click here to continue reading

The Water Network

A global water ​crisis is a big ​concern for ​industries ​seeking secure ​access to water ​supplies to ​sustain and ​expand ​operations in a ​never-ending ​quest for ​economic growth.​ In many cases, people are ​denied access ​to water ​because they ​can’t ​afford it and ​do not have the ​political power ​to demand ​support from ​their ​governments. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Pedestrians and cyclists will soon lose access to the top of the Glenmore Dam in Calgary for three years as it undergoes a $82-million renovation to improve flood protection on the Elbow River. Click here to continue reading

Metro Calgary

Break out your paddles. The Calgary Fire Department says its boating advisory is now lifted. The warning was put in place on June 1 when flow in the river exceeded 280 cubic metres per second. Click here to continue reading

Metro Edmonton

New research suggests fish are smart enough to swim away from contaminated water before it hurts them. Click here to continue reading

Australian Water Association

The Australian Government has revealed the criteria for an independent study into the socio-economic impacts of water efficiency measures under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan (MDBP). Click here to continue reading

CBC News

A U.S. federal judge has handed a lifeline to efforts to block the Dakota Access pipeline, ruling Wednesday that the Army Corps of Engineers didn't adequately consider the possible impacts of an oil spill where the pipeline passes under the Missouri River. Click here to continue reading

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