Tag: Calgary

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Alberta Funds Drinking Water and Wastewater Projects

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The Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership (AMWWP) and Water for Life have announced the recipients of grants to support drinking water and wastewater projects across...

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...

Giveaway: Free Pass to the 2012 Canadian Water Summit in Calgary

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The Canadian Water Summit recently launched its annual Twitter contest. Winners will be awarded a free ticket to the event, this year held in...

Calgary Wins National Award for Reuse Project

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The City of Calgary was awarded the National Municipal Environment Award from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators for its water reuse project. City manager Owen...

Poll: Calgary’s Fluoride Debate

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Our intern Brad wrote a great post on Calgary's fluoride debate this week. What's your opinion? Got more to say? Leave a comment below.

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