Water Deeply

Most Americans do not realize it, but we really don’t know with a lot of accuracy how much snow there is sitting in the mountains during winter. This creates a host of problems, from estimating flood risk accurately to figuring out how much water is available for summer farm irrigation. Click here to continue reading

Airdire City View

“The majority of tax dollars go to a number of different programs but some of the most expensive ones are water, wastewater and road infrastructure and development,” he said. “So it’s important that all of us are working on the same page, that we’re prioritizing developments that are going to require provincial support, federal support.” Click here to continue reading

GreenBiz

The core team behind NexLoop, a biomimicry venture, has been collaborating on its nature-inspired water collection technology for almost two years. But the first time the three entrepreneurs met in person was in mid-October in California, when their idea won the $100,000 grand prize in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge. Click here to continue reading

Peace Country Sun

While most trees and shrubs in Alberta are well adapted to winter conditions, having a sudden heavy snowfall when trees have not completed or are just starting their growing season can be devastating. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Three Albertans who saved people from drowning received top honours from the Lifesaving Society on Wednesday. The top floor of Edmonton's Government House was packed as Alberta Lt.-Gov. Lois Mitchell handed out awards to rescuers and volunteers. Click here to continue reading

Global News

The yearly number of days Halifax beaches have been closed increased 301.78 per cent since 2012, and the reason for the increase hasn’t been determined. Click here to continue reading

Global News

A quick drop in the temperature has caused multiple water main breaks around Saskatoon. The most significant one is on 25th Street, where a break in the primary water main on Monday evening forced the closure of the street between 3rd Avenue and 5th Avenue.  Click here to continue reading

Nanton News

Recent weather has cooled lake and reservoir water temperatures to such an extent that blue-green algae is no longer a health concern, including in seven bodies of water in the Calgary Zone. Click here to continue reading

Global News

For farmers near the Quill Lakes, flooding has been an ongoing concern in the region. A proposed diversion channel to Last Mountain Lake is seen as a way to remove excess surface water, but it is facing opposition downstream. Click here to continue reading

Global News

A massive water bill has a Fort Saskatchewan mom worried about how she’s going to pay it. Click here to continue reading

Revelstoke Mountaineer

Living Lakes Canada, Columbia Basin Trust, the Columbia Basin Watershed Network and Selkirk College are inviting everyone and anyone in the Columbia Basin with an interest in the region’s water resources to join a dialogue that has the potential to protect communities from water challenges in the face of climate change. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Compare and Contrast: Two Indigenous communities will be working with a McMaster University research team to study the water on their land to determine the source of contaminants and develop an app that gives real-time updates on the local water quality. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Phosphorus is commonly used in detergents and cleaners. The release of phosphorus into the environment contributes to the over-fertilization of freshwater ecosystems and can result in the growth of harmful algal blooms in lakes and rivers. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Watch the video for Broadley's top five tips on mastering winter driving in Edmonton.  Click here to continue reading

Clean Tech Canada

The funding is expected to create 300 jobs in both the oilsands and the wastewater management sector and includes funding for technology projects ready to be put through their paces in real-world conditions, as well as earlier stage prototype development work. Click here to continue reading

Global News

Students and teachers from 14 Alberta schools got together in Calgary on Saturday to celebrate “150 ways Alberta Schools show Climate Leadership.” The event was hosted by the Alberta Council for Environmental Education (ACEE). Click here to continue reading

Edmonton Journal

While six-time Stanley Cup winner Kevin Lowe and Olympic medallist and alpine skier Karen Percy Lowe made their careers on ice and snow, they have since turned their attention to keeping water — specifically the North Saskatchewan River — clean. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

Water has been restored to the town of Wembley, Alta., after a water main break Saturday, but a boil water advisory is now in place. Click here to continue reading

Western Producer

China aims to ultimately supply 44.8 billion cubic metres annually to the north via the ambitious water diversion project. That would be about seven percent of the volume of water consumed by the entire country in 2015.
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Peace Country Sun

“To ensure farmyard dugouts remain viable water sources, producers should inspect them regularly, especially before winter sets in,” says Dan Benson, water specialist, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF). Click here to continue reading

CBC News

The resort in Banff National Park says it made the decision to open early after getting 27 centimetres of snowfall by Wednesday morning. Click here to continue reading

Edmonton Journal

The leader of an oilfield technology company hopes a $10-million grant announced Friday will help microwaves replace steam as a key way to extract bitumen from the oilsands. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

The Canadian Prairies top a newly developed index of places where wildfires could create freshwater supply risks. Larger and more frequent wildfires are one of the more commonly anticipated effects of climate change. Those burned-over areas can be prone to floods, mudslides and contamination. Click here to continue reading

CBC News

​Alberta Transportation says its assessment of the proposed Springbank off-stream reservoir — designed to protect Calgary from major floods — has determined the project will have no significant impact on the environment. Click here to continue reading

Okotoks Western Wheel

Black Diamond's new council has some busy days ahead as it gets to work tackling issues ranging from water to finances. Click here to continue reading