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Invite: Ministers McIver and Schweitzer to speak at CRCAG AGM on Sept 19

The Calgary River Communities Action Group is hosting its Annual General Meeting next Thursday. This event is an opportunity to hear directly from elected officials on key flood mitigation projects. Date: Thursday, September 19 Time: Doors to public at 6:30 p.m. Program starts at 7:00 p.m. Location: Royal Canadian Legion #1,

By | 2019-09-13T17:07:34+00:00 September 13th, 2019|

Bow River project focuses on site selection

With respect to the Bow River Water Management Options project, Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) has spent the last six months focusing on site selection for three reservoir options on the Bow River upstream of Calgary. As part of its commitment to engagement, AEP has provided community stakeholders with an update

By | 2019-07-08T12:21:48+00:00 June 30th, 2019|

How you can monitor weather and river conditions

The rainfall warnings we experienced in late-June hit a nerve for many Calgarians. When anxiety and fear run high, we can turn to data on weather and river conditions to help provide peace of mind. We've compiled quick-links for you to access information on current conditions and warnings. Alberta River Basins

By | 2019-07-08T12:21:22+00:00 June 30th, 2019|

Province submits responses to SR1 information requests

The Province has submitted its responses to regulatory information requests relating to the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project (SR1). The 8,000-page document, compiled by Alberta Transportation, provides responses to information requests from Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP), the Natural Resources Conservation Board (NRCB) and the federal Canadian

By | 2019-06-14T14:42:59+00:00 June 14th, 2019|

Spotlight on water management at City Council

In May, water management issues took front and center at city council over two days mid-month. Watershed Management On May 13, during a day-long strategic meeting devoted to watershed management issues in the Calgary region, council discussed access to clean drinking water, stormwater and wastewater management, and overall water security for the

By | 2019-06-07T14:27:57+00:00 June 7th, 2019|

Flood season guide: resources, events, media coverage

It is officially that time of year when Calgary is most likely to experience river flooding. Flood season in Calgary runs from May 15 to July 15, and this year we will also observe the sixth anniversary of the Southern Alberta Floods. During flood season, there is a lot of media

By | 2019-06-21T12:29:45+00:00 June 7th, 2019|

Flood Free Calgary presents to Chinatown community

On May 9, Flood Free Calgary joined members of the Chinatown community to discuss the need for upstream flood mitigation. Paul Battistella Spokesperson Paul Battistella was joined by Calgary River Communities Action Group Co-president, Tony Morris, and Sandra Davis from City of Calgary’s river engineering team. Attendees were engaged

By | 2019-06-07T14:27:18+00:00 June 7th, 2019|

Expert regulatory lawyer hired to expedite SR1 project

On May 3, it was announced that expert regulatory Martin Ignasiuk had been appointed to the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir (SR1) file to assess opportunities to expedite the project. Martin Ignasiak (Image: Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP) Ignasiuk has 28 years experience in law, is a key contact for Regulatory,

By | 2019-06-07T14:29:34+00:00 June 7th, 2019|