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Water is a resource that is required by all lifeforms on Earth. From the trees outside to the ground below, water is an intricate and complex part of life. Increase your water knowledge, find useful facts, or engage in water topics throughout this section.

Interesting Facts

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Did you know? While 80% of Alberta's water supply lies in the Northern part of the province, 80% of Alberta's water demand comes from the southern half of the province. 

Alberta
Canada
World

Flood

Flood

Climate is a “hot topic” right now, and is only getting hotter. This section focuses on showcasing the research and impacts that are occurring around climate variance and change.

Flooding in Alberta
Flood Mitigation
All flood topics

Drought

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Climate is a “hot topic” right now, and is only getting hotter. This section focuses on showcasing the research and impacts that are occurring around climate variance and change.

Drought overview 
Drought in hindsight
All drought topics

Climate

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Climate is a “hot topic” right now, and is only getting hotter. This section focuses on showcasing the research and impacts that are occurring around climate variance and change.

Climate words worth knowing
Disaster insurance
All climate topics

Water sources

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Earth's water cycle is complex. This section breaks down the complexity, offering research on glaciers, groundwater and watersheds - all of which provide answers to this question. 

Watersheds
Glaciers
Groundwater

Governance

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Alberta is known for its wealth of pristine glacier rivers and lakes, however, this resource must be used within its designated means. Explore this section to learn more about water control guidelines and legislation in Alberta.

Water Licenses and Transfers
What is FITFIR
What is "Water for Life"

Infrastructure

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Controlling and influencing the storage and delivery of water is integral to our way of life. There are numerous ways and reasons to influence the flow of water. 

Dams and reservoirs
Green infrastructure