Tag: Calgary

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...

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...

Alberta Funds Drinking Water and Wastewater Projects

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

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

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

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

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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