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|"Red Deer River" by Ricky Leong is licenced under CC BY 2.0.|
Opinions and Columns
Note: these pieces do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Alberta WaterPortal
Roy MacGregor: In Globe debate, leaders ignore Canada’s No. 1 resource: water
The Globe and Mail reporter highlights the lack of conversation about water in recent political debates. ...Click here to continue reading.
Patricia Matthews: City of Chestermere 2015 Flood Response Summary
The Chestermere Mayor shares a timeline of events and lessons learned in the City's flood response for the July 2015 storm. ...Click here to continue reading.
Britain's water crisis - are we killing our rivers?
South Carolina experiences deadly floods
Extreme weather events are in the cards
900 years of tree-ring records tell a story: Declining river flows
China's sponge cities: soaking up water to reduce flood risks
California drought drives cities to filter drinkable water from sewage
Climate brokers gather best data for policy making
City's on the move with latest piece of public art
The Oldman Watershed is seeking votes to win $100,000 in funding for an outreach and education film project. Click here to vote!
A reminder the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance are seeking public input on their draft Integrated Watershed Management Plan,
Phase One, Water Quality. Click here for more background and a survey link.
Reports and Research
The Report of the Auditor General - October 2015 is now available.