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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.

 

Long Reads

Britain's water crisis - are we killing our rivers?

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Other Stories 

South Carolina experiences deadly floods

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Extreme weather events are in the cards

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900 years of tree-ring records tell a story: Declining river flows

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China's sponge cities: soaking up water to reduce flood risks

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California drought drives cities to filter drinkable water from sewage

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Climate brokers gather best data for policy making

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City's on the move with latest piece of public art

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Local Waves

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.