Friday, December 13, 2019

Tag: Calgary

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...

Resilient Calgary Strategy Receives Approval from Calgary City Council

Calgary City Council approved the Resilient Calgary strategy on June 17, 2019. The strategy provides a vision to make Calgary a more resilient city for...

ALUS Receives Donation from Intact for Natural Infrastructure Projects

ALUS Canada has received a donation of $248,850 from the Intact Foundation to support natural infrastructure projects in Calgary, Brandon, and Ottawa. “It is gratifying...

Gov’t of Canada Funds Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced funding for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project in Calgary, Alberta. In June 2013, communities in...

Gov’t of Alberta Approves New Grants to Increase Community Resilience

The Government of Alberta has approved new Alberta Community Resilience Program grants totalling $15 million for two high-priority projects in the City of Calgary....

Calgary Experiences Increase in Frozen Water Services and Broken Pipes

The City of Calgary is experiencing a significant influx of calls about water main breaks and frozen services. Due to recent extreme winter temperatures,...

Calgary’s $700M Flood-Mitigation Project Enters Regulatory Approval

The Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir (SR1), a flood-mitigation project to protect Calgary from a 2013-level flood, has been certified by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency...

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...

Ontario Raises Water Rates, Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute has released a report on Ontario water rates derived from the BMA Management Consulting Group’s annual municipal studies data, describing the...

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...

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