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Newly formed Stormwater Management Cooperative creates regional stormwater solution   

Stormwater Management Cooperative (CSMI) NEWS RELEASE January 11, 2021 Newly formed Stormwater Management Cooperative creates regional stormwater solution    CALGARY (Jan. 11, 2021) –The incorporation of the Stormwater Management Cooperative (CSMI) in early December 2020 marks the formal establishment of an innovative and collaborative approach for regional protection against the impacts of severe weather in southern…
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WaterSMART Publishes Water for the Hydrogen Economy Report

On November 30, WaterSMART published a report on the importance of water in the development of the hydrogen economy. This topic is most applicable to water stressed regions that have visions for large scale hydrogen production. To date, limited research had been published on this topic. This paper reviews the water demands for three of…
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Education meets entertainment with Alberta WaterPortal Society’s online games and videos 

CALGARY, ALBERTA, Oct. 19, 2020 – With online learning leaping in popularity, the Alberta WaterPortal Society is publishing fun new learning activities to help keep water education interesting, even online.  These new materials include interactive games and short animations that make learning fun for everyone. They explore how human actions and choices impact water, food, and energy resources. As the population in Alberta increases, users must contemplate how to balance the demand for water to support food, energy, people and the…
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Historic expansion for Alberta irrigation

October 09, 2020, Government of Alberta View this announcement online Alberta’s government, together with the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and eight irrigation districts, is modernizing irrigation infrastructure to create jobs, expand agriculture production and diversify value-added food processing. An $815-million investment will modernize irrigation district infrastructure and increase water storage capacity, creating up to 6,800…
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Foresight & WaterSMART Announce the Acquisition of waterNEXT

A new water cluster developing the next generation of Canadian water technologies & solutions. Vancouver, BC., Calgary, AB., CANADA – October 6, 2020 — Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre (Foresight) and WaterSMART Solutions Ltd. (WaterSMART) announced today the asset acquisition of waterNEXT Innovations Inc. (waterNEXT) – Canada’s Water Accelerator. Working in partnership with WaterSMART, Foresight will expand the waterNEXT distributed water…
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