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A charitable organization creating and growing an accessible and inclusive online environment for all Albertans to better understand water.
A charitable organization creating and growing an accessible and inclusive online environment for all Albertans to better understand water.

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The rest of us will have to wait until next spring. But designers wanted to see how one of the channels on the under-construction Harvie Passage was going to work for paddlers, so they let a few kayakers test out the rapids on Wednesday afternoon.

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There is an unimaginable sense of disbelief that can overcome you as you watch a person swimming begin to struggle in the water.

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When you flush the toilet, you’re probably not thinking about bike lanes or home insulation. But that’s where your used loo roll could one day end up if a Dutch project to extract cellulose from sewage rolls out.

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Pooling water after a heavy downpour is a problem the Town of Strathmore has faced for several years.

This summer the town has plans to install storm drains along Second Avenue, in an effort to divert the water into the lake.

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The hot and dry weather in southern Alberta is posing some risks to water- goers. As Quinn Campbell reports, warnings have been issued after fecal coliforms and blue green algae have been found in southern Alberta swimming areas.

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The Sheep River has been Okotoks’ biggest attraction since the arrival of the first settlers and is the focal point of the town’s summer river walking tour.

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Compare and Contrast: Billed as Paradise and backed by Chinese investors, a proposed massive residential and commercial development in Niagara Falls is at a standstill amid wrangling over protecting sensitive wetlands.

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The City of Edmonton is launching a safety review for all of its 183 stormwater ponds, following the death of a teen who drowned in one after she tried rescuing a dog.

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Residents on Cove Place are unhappy with how Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI) is handling the upcoming repairs to copper water lines in their cul-de-sac.

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The floods of 2013 hurt us all. From Canmore to Bragg Creek to High River to Calgary, all rivers in southern Alberta reached one in 200-year levels.

But the damaging flood also raised the best qualities of Albertans: neighbours helping neighbours, and a community spirit that knew no boundaries or political jurisdiction.
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