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Tag: Bow 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...

York University Research Uses AI to Predict Flood Risk in Real...

Researchers from York University can now predict river water levels days in advance of floods using artificial intelligence and data from two rivers: the...

Report Addresses Flood Resilience in Bow River Basin

The Government of Alberta has begun implementing the advice from a report that identifies ways to improve flood resilience in Calgary and better manage...

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...

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 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...

Bow River Basin Launches Interactive Online State of the Watershed Tool

This week, the Bow River Basin Council launched a new interactive online geospatial tool that allows users to explore the state of the watershed...

Calgary and TransAlta Strike Agreement on Flood Mitigation and Climate Change

The tradeoffs between water, energy, and climate change are being handled cooperatively in Alberta through a new five-year agreement between the provincial government and...

Alberta Invests Nearly $450 Million to Protect Calgary From Severe Flooding

The Alberta government has announced a funding commitment for new flood protection measures along the Bow and Elbow Rivers. The measures are intended to...

Two Alberta Wastewater Plants Open

This week two Canadian wastewater treatment plants celebrated completion. In Calgary, the new $430-million Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Centre was officially opened by Mayor Dave...

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