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Tag: Athabasca River

New Project Examines Impact of Melting Glaciers on Drinking Water

A new project is examining the impact of melting glaciers on current and future drinking water in Western Canada. The results of the project...

WWF Urges Government to Protect Athabasca

Today, WWF-Canada released Securing Environmental Flows in the Athabasca River, a report that urges government agencies to demonstrate their commitment to protecting Alberta’s lower...

Liberals Release Report on Water and Oil Sands

Liberal members of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development today released their report from the committee’s study of the...

Rising Tensions

Named Deh Cho, or “big river,” by the Dene people, the Mackenzie River is one of the world’s few remaining large, free-flowing rivers, and...

Funds for Athabasca Watershed Council

A two-year $500,000 provincial grant, announced yesterday, will allow the newly-created Athabasca Watershed Council to set up operations to advise government and begin its...

Suncor Subcontractor Sentenced

Subcontractor Rodney McCabe has been ordered under house arrest for 11 months for his role in sewage being released into the Athabasca River. In 2005...

Alberta Takes Water Management Action in Athabasca River

Alberta Environment has directed industry to reduce water withdrawals from the Athabasca River as a result of a naturally occurring low water flow in...

Protecting the Mackenzie River Basin: NNSOnline

Michael Miltenberger says a way already exists to deal with the preservation of quality and flow of water in the Mackenzie River basin, reports...

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