Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: drought

$45M More for Alberta Flood and Drought Resilience

The Alberta government has announced an additional $31 million in funding for the Alberta Community Resilience Program (ACRP) and $14 million for the Watershed...

Legislation to Combat Historic Groundwater Shortage in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia has introduced legislation to assist municipalities and residents who are experiencing dry wells as a result of a historic water shortage. Amendments to...

Extreme Weather Identified as a Key Risk in the Emergency Management...

The federal, provincial and territorial governments have developed a resource, the Emergency Management Framework for Agriculture, to improve Canada’s ability to address risks and emergencies, from...

South Nation Conservation Announces Level 3 (Severe) Drought for Two Sub-watersheds

South Nation Conservation (SNC)’s Water Response Team is moving to a level III (severe) drought conditions for two sub-watersheds within the SNC jurisdiction. The...

Coldwater River B.C. Nearing Level 4 Drought

Despite normal flows for many streams and Level 1 drought conditions elsewhere within the Nicola region, low flows in the Coldwater River system are...

Skeena Watershed Group Concerned Over Drought Conditions

As the Skeena-Nass area of British Columbia continues to experience Level 3 hydrological drought conditions, leaders from the Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition express concern...

Skeena-Nass, B.C. Moves to Level 3 Drought Scenario

As a result of prolonged dry conditions along the coast, the Skeena-Nass area of British Columbia is experiencing Level 3 hydrological drought conditions. The...

Lesser Slave Watershed Grant will Improve Flood and Drought Resiliency

The Lesser Slave Watershed Council Project will receive a $37,480 grant through a Watershed Resiliency and Restoration Program to will improve the flood and...

Further Water Conservation Urged Throughout Grand River Watershed

The Grand River watershed in Southwestern, Ont. has declared a Level 2 drought condition under the Ontario Low Water Response Program. The declaration was...

Conservation Halton Watershed Moves to Level II Low Water Condition

A combination of below-average precipitation this year with hot summer temperatures has resulted in water levels in local streams dropping well below normal. As...

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