Category: Watershed Management and Support

Bow River Project Final Report

The Bow River is one of Alberta’s most historically, economically and environmentally significant waterways. Numerous factors are placing ever-increasing pressure on water supplies in the region. In 2010, the Bow River Project Research Consortium was established to explore options for re-managing the river system. Participants worked with an interactive, hydrologic simulation model to develop plausible…
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Participatory water management modelling in the Athabasca River Basin

Water is often used for a variety of conflicting purposes, but as a dynamic resource, its equitable allocation across boundaries frequently poses problems for involved stakeholders. Integrated water resource management (IWRM) aims to promote coordinated water management across all boundaries using participatory modelling. In 2016-2017, approximately 30 stakeholders representing industry, municipalities, environmental NGOs, and federal/provincial…
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Alberta’s Water Challenges Issues and Opportunities 2015

DOWNLOAD WHITE PAPER: Alberta’s Water Challenges Issues and Opportunities 2015 Description Proper water management is essential for the future environmental, social and economic prosperity of Alberta. To this end, objectives in Alberta’s current water policies and legislation enable improvements for water management and environmental stewardship. For example, the 1999 Water Act continues to provide the…
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The 2013 Great Alberta Flood: Actions to Mitigate, Manage and Control Future Floods

DOWNLOAD FINAL REPORT: 2013 Great Flood and Action Compendium Final August 2 DOWNLOAD FEEDBACK COMPENDIUM: 2013 Great Flood and Action Recommendations_Final_August_02 Description June 2013 will be remembered across Alberta as the month of the Great Flood which resulted in the loss of four lives, displaced thousands from their homes, disrupted hundreds of businesses, and caused…
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Athabasca River Basin Initiative (The ARB Initiative) – 2018

DOWNLOAD FINAL REPORT: A Roadmap for Sustainable Water Management in the Athabasca River Basin DOWNLOAD ARB INFOGRAPHIC: ARB Initiative Infographic DOWNLOAD FINAL SLIDES:ARB Final Report Presentation Description The Sustainable Water Management in the Athabasca River Basin Initiative (The ARB Initiative) is an innovative project using an integrated modelling tool and collaborative modelling process to identify…
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