Sunday, September 15, 2019

Tag: Edmonton

Gov’t of Canada Provides Funding to Increase Flood Resilience in Edmonton

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced funding for several flood mitigation projects in Edmonton. This includes building new dry ponds in...

Communities Come Together to Tackle Urban Flooding

It doesn’t take much convincing to believe that flooding is a big problem in Canadian communities. The insurance industry has been sounding the alarm...

Edmonton Opens Stormwater Smart Street to Traffic

Edmonton has opened its first green street, The Amarature, to traffic, which includes a stormwater diversion mechanism. The city describes The Armature as a pedestrian-oriented...

$925,000 for Alberta Water Stewardship Programming

Land Stewardship Centre (LSC) in Alberta has been given a multi-year, $925,000 grant by Alberta’s Environment and Parks to help protect the province’s water...

Edmonton Confronts Stormwater and Flood Mitigation

On November 9th, Edmonton announced a $107,081,000 stormwater management project and, on the same day, released a preliminary study on flood mitigation throughout the...

Edmonton’s Gold Bar Selects Houston Company for Upgrades

Edmonton's Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant has selected Houston-based Headworks Inc., a wastewater screening manufacturing, to replace some of its existing equipment. Located in the...

Damage Control

While City of Edmonton’s Dr. Fayi Zhou (general supervisor of environmental planning in the City’s drainage services branch) is proud of Edmonton’s Insurance Bureau...

Edmonton Completes $7.5M Stormwater Wetland

What was once an old gravel pit in Hermitage Park has been transformed into the City of Edmonton’s first wetland built exclusively for stormwater...

Edmonton Wins National Watershed Award

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), in partnership with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), has announced the winners of the first annual Watershed...

Flyovers Give Understanding of Groundwater

What flies above will soon give improved knowledge about what flows below. Starting January 16, residents and motorists may notice low-flying aircraft streaking across...

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