Month: January 2024

Province plans ahead to mitigate severe drought this year — using a familiar modelling tool

CBC News The Alberta government is planning ahead for the possibility of a severe drought this year — using a tool and company employed in the aftermath of the 2013 floods. The province has awarded WaterSMART Solutions, a water management consulting company, with a $350,000 contract to conduct drought modelling and determine how to optimize…
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‘Let’s get ahead of it’: Province hires Calgary-based company to prepare drought modelling

Calgary Herald WaterSMART Solutions will work closely with provincial officials to understand what the effects on various river flow scenarios would be. The Calgary-based company the Alberta government has hired to complete drought modelling has just 12 weeks to get the job done — but it already has a big head start, says its CEO.…
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