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Water for Alberta’s Hydrogen Economy

CALGARY (November 2, 2023) – Alberta has committed to reaching net zero emissions by 2050 and now must take actionable steps towards achieving this goal ​(Government of Alberta, 2023)​. The province is positioned to rapidly advance a hydrogen fuel economy, which has the potential to reduce emissions across many sectors. In addition to its existing…
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Stormwater is flowing through the first stages of the newly constructed CSMI stormwater system

CALGARY (October 19, 2023) Construction has been completed for two initial stages of the Stormwater Management Cooperative (CSMI) system, enabling development to progress with access to an adequate stormwater outfall. Formally established in 2020, the Stormwater Management Cooperative is an innovative and collaborative approach for managing stormwater through regional cooperation. The Cooperative is a partnership…
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WaterSMART and ACWA Publish First Edition of Guidance Framework for Pilot Testing of Industrial Water Reuse Technology

CALGARY (May 29, 2023) – The first edition of the Guidance Framework for Pilot Testing of Industrial Water Reuse Technology (the Guidance Framework) was published in April 2023 by WaterSMART Solutions Ltd. and ACWA (Advancing Canadian Water Assets). The Guidance Framework was developed over a period of several months through a project co-funded by Alberta…
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WaterSMART CEO Kim Sturgess Receives Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal

CALGARY (February 14, 2023) – A commemorative medal was created to mark the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal will be awarded to 7,000 Albertans to recognize significant contributions to the province. On February 8, Kim Sturgess, Founder…
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WaterSMART publishes report on Alberta’s water challenges in 2022

CALGARY (December 13, 2022) – On December 13, WaterSMART Solutions published a paper to provide a policy guide and brief backgrounder on Alberta’s water challenges for those who are engaged in water management across the province. Water is the critical input for agriculture, energy, agri-food processing, municipal growth, recreation, and tourism. The choices we make…
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