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Alberta WaterPortal Society publishes fun and educational 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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WaterSMART Founder and CEO Kim Sturgess Featured as SHEInnovator

Founder and CEO of WaterSMART Solutions Kim Sturgess was featured this week by SHEInnovates as a prominent female innovator. The article highlights her entrepreneurial advances in water technologies, her mentorship under Peter Lougheed and her history as a Queens graduate. Read the full article to see how she took her love of water and used…
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WaterSMART Solutions recognized as a noteworthy water management firm in the oil and gas sector

In a recent fact sheet published by The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), WaterSMART Solutions was named in a list of noteworthy firms offering water technology solutions for the oil and gas sector. Canadian companies are developing groundbreaking technologies that address water challenges facing the energy sector in Canada. Among others also supporting Canada’s Cleantech…
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