Tag: Alberta

Alberta Grant Program to Protect Communities from Flooding

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Alberta is taking steps to better prepare communities for potential drought and severe floods, such as the heavy rainfall that devastated Calgary and other...

Flood Prevention Initiatives Include Tearing Up Canadian Streets

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Five Canadian cities will have portions of their asphalt roads ripped up and replaced with permeable brick and gravel this summer in an effort...

Charges Laid in Alberta Oil Spill

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Plains Midstream, the owner of a pipeline that leaked nearly half a million litres of oil into Red Deer River in 2012, is facing...

Alberta Environmental Monitoring Agency Now Operational

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In response to the passing of Protecting Alberta’s Environment Act on April 28 2014, the Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluating, and Reporting Agency (AEMERA) has...

Wood Buffalo, Alberta Launches Water Conservation Campaign

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

Alberta’s Water Management System Needs Change: Report

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A new report by Canmore-based Water Matters recommends that Alberta’s water management system must change if Alberta’s rivers are to remain engines of economic...

Improving River and Watershed Management in Alberta: Report

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Water Matters, an Alberta-based water policy think tank, has released a report with recommendations on how to use science-based management to ensure that Alberta’s rivers...

The Long Haul

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Most of Alberta’s 3.6 million residents rely on regulated water systems. But, according to Brent Paterson*, a significant number of Albertans still use water...

Three Make Evans-Thomas P3 Shortlist

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EPCOR, Plenary Environment, and SNC Lavalin/Black & Veatch have been shortlisted for the Alberta government’s Evan-Thomas Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment Facility public-private partnership...

Alberta Goes P3 Route for Kananaskis Treatment Project

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The federal government will contribute up to $9.95 million through the P3 Canada Fund towards the Evan-Thomas Water and Wastewater Treatment Facility...

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