Water

Residents collect water from the Sylvia Grinnell River near Iqaluit, Nunavut on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Emma Tranter

‘Going forward, is it OK? Absolutely not’: Fuel in water not dangerous short-term

A local state of emergency for the city of about 8,000 people

 

Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre says people can visit the beach during the week to avoid crowds. (Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)

Sylvan Lake water level within normal range

The lake is said to be well within its natural variability

 

Trash gathers in the heavily polluted Litani Rver, in Saghbin, Bekaa valley, eastern Lebanon, June 20, 2021. Millions of people in Syria and Iraq are at risk of losing access to water, electricity and food amid rising temperatures, record low water levels due to lack of rainfall and drought, international aid groups warned Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. Activists have long warned about pollution levels caused by sewage and waste in the Litani River, Lebanon’s longest and a major source for water supply, irrigation and hydroelectricity. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Aid groups: Millions in Syria, Iraq losing access to water

More than 12 million people in both countries are affected

  • Aug 23, 2021
Trash gathers in the heavily polluted Litani Rver, in Saghbin, Bekaa valley, eastern Lebanon, June 20, 2021. Millions of people in Syria and Iraq are at risk of losing access to water, electricity and food amid rising temperatures, record low water levels due to lack of rainfall and drought, international aid groups warned Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. Activists have long warned about pollution levels caused by sewage and waste in the Litani River, Lebanon’s longest and a major source for water supply, irrigation and hydroelectricity. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Environment and Parks Minister Jason Nixon is seen during a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. Alberta's environment minister said Thursday there's no plan to change water allocations in the province's arid southwest. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

No plans for water changes in southwestern Alberta: environment minister

No plans for water changes in southwestern Alberta: environment minister

Environment and Parks Minister Jason Nixon is seen during a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. Alberta's environment minister said Thursday there's no plan to change water allocations in the province's arid southwest. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

Water advisory issued after plant in northern Alberta shut down

JANVIER, Alta. — It could take more than a week for the…

Scientist grades water risks from wildfires; prairies at top of list

Scientist grades water risks from wildfires; prairies at top of list

EDMONTON — The Canadian prairies top a newly developed index of places…

Scientist grades water risks from wildfires; prairies at top of list
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Bashaw to Mirror waterline gives communities a boost

New link will connect Bashaw to Stettler as part of 84-km regional system

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