Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tag: AB

Alberta Energy Regulator Releases Water Use Report

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has released a new report on how the province’s energy industry uses water in an effort to drive improved...

$131M for Rural Alberta Water & Wastewater Partnerships

More than $131 million from the Water for Life and the Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership grant programs will support 29 water infrastructure projects across...

Alberta Bolsters Aquatic Invasive Species Inspections

Bolstering its fight against aquatic invasive species, the Alberta government has added two new inspection stations and 30 new boat inspectors. The two stations...

Alberta Commits $1.3M to Assessing Creosote Levels in Bow River Watershed

The Alberta government is undertaking a five-year, $1.3-million project to continue assessing creosote levels in Calgary’s West Hillhurst community around the Bow River watershed. The...

Institute Questions Remediation Timeline of Tailings Fluid

Last week, the Pembina Institute released a whitepaper questioning the remediation timeline of tailings fluid in Alberta as a result of oilsands mining. The report...

Alberta Invests $12M in Watershed Councils

The Alberta government announced on World Water Day that it will invest nearly $12 million in multi-year grants for watershed planning and advisory councils,...

Alberta 2017 Budget Includes $100M for Water on Reserves

The Alberta Government has released its Budget 2017, which includes $100 million in new funding to support access to water systems throughout the province,...

Alberta Researchers Model Water Supply & Water Scarcity

Researchers at the University of Alberta have developed an agro-hydrological model to study water supply in Alberta’s 2,255 sub-basins and to better understand water...

Edmonton Opens Stormwater Smart Street to Traffic

Edmonton has opened its first green street, The Amarature, to traffic, which includes a stormwater diversion mechanism. The city describes The Armature as a pedestrian-oriented...

Wood Buffalo, Alberta Launches Water Conservation Campaign

Wood Buffalo, Alberta launched its water conservation campaign on May 20. The goal of this initiative is multifaceted: to highlight the importance of water...

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