Tag: drought

Simulated drought project helps improve management in Alberta

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Edmonton, AB -  A new report by the Alberta Water Council (AWC) summarizes the results of a recent exercise that simulated a severe drought...

New Drought Advisory Committee for Alberta

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EDMONTON, AB - After several dry years, Alberta’s winter snowpack is well below average, many rivers are at record low levels and multiple reservoirs...

Alberta’s Drought Command Team to Start Water Negotiations Feb. 1

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Alberta’s Drought Command Team has been authorized to start negotiations with water licence holders to strike water-sharing agreements to mitigate the risk of drought. Alberta...

Lethbridge takes proactive steps to maintain water supply

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It probably comes as no surprise that limited precipitation in 2023 has led to lower than typical water reserves across southern Alberta. The City...

Sask. Water Security Agency supporting farmers, ranchers through drought

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Saskatchewan's Water Security Agency (WSA) has announced it will make water and vacant land available to support farmers and ranchers experiencing drought conditions. "With the...

B.C. strengthens community preparedness for climate-related disasters

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First Nations and local governments throughout B.C. will benefit from funding to help strengthen resilience against climate-related hazards, such as flooding, drought, wildfires and...

Restoring soil, recovering forests, and rescuing our planet

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There was something missing in the unmistakable signs of autumn as the sun beat down last October. The sweet scent of leaves decomposing on...

USask researchers explore how floods and droughts are challenging science and...

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In a new paper published in Nature, a team of University of Saskatchewan (USask) and international researchers presented their findings from a global investigation to...

Ontario provides drought support for livestock farmers

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The Ontario government is providing support for livestock farmers impacted by drought conditions in Northwestern Ontario. The government is providing up to $15,000 through...

Diversification of Agricultural Crops Could Help Decrease Water Use

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According to the authors of a new study, diversification of agricultural crops could help decrease water use, among other resource savings, but strategies to...

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