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Manitoba Issues Updated Flood Warning and High Water Advisory

Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre issued an updated flood warning and high water advisory for southwest and western Manitoba. On July 1, based on engineering...

Saskatchewan Announces $4 Billion Irrigation Project at Lake Diefenbaker

Premier Scott Moe announced the first steps of a project that will irrigate up to 500,000 acres of land from Lake Diefenbaker, more than...

Cold Lake South, Alta. to Undertake Water Reservoir Modernization Project

One of two water reservoirs in Cold Lake South, Alberta will be modernized so that it can continue to supply residents with water during...

Infrastructure Failure in Montana Affects Water Users in Alberta

The Alberta government is working to address the impacts to water users resulting from an infrastructure failure in Montana. On May 17, a concrete drop...

Infrastructure Grants Support Economic Recovery in Alberta

The Government of Alberta has awarded $200 million in infrastructure grants to municipalities across the province to make improvements to water supply and treatment...

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....

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