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Cold Lake, Alta. Shifts Funding for New Wastewater Treatment Plant

Cold Lake City Council voted to fund the $1 million design of a new wastewater treatment plant using funds available to the City through...

Manitoba Announces Nearly $500 Million in Infrastructure Investments

The Manitoba government is making a number of investments to improve provincial infrastructure and safeguard the well-being of Manitobans and their communities, according to...

Connecting the Okanagan Through A ‘One Water Approach’

Researchers at UBC Okanagan are launching a community-focused research program to assess the performance of water utilities and municipalities across the Okanagan Valley. The project,...

Manitoba Invests $33 Million in Projects to Improve Climate Resilience

The Manitoba government is investing $33 million to improve climate resilience and support municipalities across the province, according to an announcement by Premier Brian...

Alberta Provides Additional Funding for Flood Mitigation in Bragg Creek

The Government of Alberta has committed $9.4 million in additional funding for flood mitigation in Bragg Creek as part of the province’s pledge to...

Manitoba Releases Made-In-Manitoba Best Practices for Boreal Wetlands

The Manitoba government has released the Boreal Wetlands Conservation Codes of Practice, according to announcement made by Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen. The Codes...

Fort McMurray Flooding Causes Over $228 Million in Insured Damage

The spring flooding that occurred in Fort McMurray, Alberta caused over $228 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). The majority of...

New Partnership Aims to Address Flooding in Okanagan Valley

With many eyes on rising lake levels these days, researchers from UBC's Okanagan (UBCO) campus are partnering with the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) to...

Conservation Trust Projects Awarded in Manitoba

The first round of Manitoba’s Conservation Trust projects for 2020 have been awarded to 19 different conservation organizations, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine...

Water Security Agency Announces New Water Management Initiatives

The Water Security Agency announced a series of water management infrastructure initiatives and programming to support communities across Saskatchewan. These projects are part of...

Strathcona County Introduces Storm Drain Adoption Program

Strathcona County is launching a new program called Adopt a Storm Drain. Through the program, residents are encouraged to adopt a storm drain in...

Okanagan Mayors Promote Water Conservation

As part of the annual “Make Water Work” launch, the Okanagan Basin Water Board’s Okanagan WaterWise program has released a video of mayors showing how they...

New Bridge in Dawson Creek, B.C. to Protect Residents from Flooding

Construction of a new bridge to replace the existing three culverts under 8th Street in downtown Dawson Creek, B.C. will start in June 2020....

Manitoba Concludes Spring 2020 Operation of Red River Floodway

The Manitoba government has ended the spring 2020 operation of the Red River Floodway, according to an announcement made by Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler. “Manitoba...

B.C. Launches Invasive Mussel Defence Program

The Province of British Columbia has launched its Invasive Mussel Defence Program to prevent harmful zebra and quagga mussels from hitching a boat ride and...

Okanagan Water Board Urges Province to Continue Invasive Mussel Fight

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) wants to ensure the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t sideline efforts to protect B.C. waters from invasive zebra and quagga mussels...

Alberta Includes Funding for Springbank Reservoir in 2020 Budget

The Government of Alberta has included a commitment in its 2020 Budget to provide $196.3 million over three years for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir. The...

Wood Buffalo Council Approves Motions to Support Flood Recovery

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has approved a number of motions to support flood recovery and reconstruction activities. “We are going to do everything...

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