What's Happening in Southwest Alberta?
Entries in water (4)
The release of internal government documents has raised doubts about Alberta's river basin management plan. Apparently, Alberta government officials knew their plan to manage southern Alberta rivers could damage aquatic life, but they went ahead with it anyway. Moreover, federal fisheries officials disagreed with the lack of conservation measures Alberta had set out but, said nothing publicly.
Read more in this Lethbridge Herald article from September 1, 2011.
Four municipalities in the foothills region - the Towns of Turner Valley and Black Diamond, the Village of Longview and the MD of Foothills - signed a key document last week signaling their commitment to work together on a regional water partnership dealing with water and sewer infrastructure.
Read more in this article from the Okotoks Western Wheel (February 2 2011).