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Water Canada

The project team will use genetic identification of feces (E. coli) and its source (human, dog, livestock, waterfowl, or other sources) to determine some of the threats to the health of Vernon’s streams. The results of this study will help the city to better plan land use, storm water management, and ultimately develop and prioritize its water quality efforts and investment. Click here to continue reading

Crag and Canyon

The cost of modernizing the Spray River Bridge has soared to more than double its initial budget, according to financial documents obtained through an access to information request. Click here to continue reading

The Globe and Mail

New research suggests that climate change has mysteriously caused lakes in a northern protected area to nearly double in size, forcing a herd of at-risk bison off some of their best habitat. Click here to continue reading

Calgary Herald

By the year 2050, in addition to intense heat waves, Calgarians could see more localized flooding, an increase in severe winds and a decrease in annual river flow rates, a council committee heard Wednesday. Click here to continue reading

Water World

Compare and Contrast: "We are preparing a workforce for the jobs we know are coming to support green infrastructure projects here in the District of Columbia and across the nation," said George Hawkins, CEO and General Manager of DC Water. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Service Alberta is investigating salespeople for misrepresenting themselves as agents of a local utility or municipality. Effective Jan. 1, the government banned door-to-door sales of furnaces, water heaters, windows, air conditioners, energy audits and natural gas and electricity energy contracts. Click here to continue reading

Calgary Herald

Alberta’s energy watchdog has set a target to cut the number of pipeline spills that affect wildlife and water systems through added enforcement and more frequent inspections on poorly performing companies. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Makayla McWatch can clearly remember the first time she drank water from a tap at home. For the 12-year-old, it only came last summer. Click here to continue reading

Global News

It’s another sign spring is on its way. The province’s ice-breakers are heading out on the north part of the Red River Wednesday in preparation for potential flooding. Click here to continue reading

Metro Edmonton

Some worry it could set a precedent for river valley development, and conservation groups are pushing for new parkland to be added if the deal goes through. Click here to continue reading