CEO Kim Sturgess awarded Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from University of Calgary

We would like to congratulate our CEO Kim Sturgess on receiving an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Calgary for her outstanding achievements in the water management field. In the words of University of Calgary Professor Aritha Van Herk, “with infectious passion, [Kim] has made water her inspiration and spirit … this…
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Alberta Minister of Environment and Parks commits to the Bow River Working Group strategies

The province has committed to implementing the short-term strategies identified in the Bow River Water Management Report produced by the Bow River Working group to address flood and drought concerns in the Bow River basin. This collaborative project aimed to produce a long-term water management plan for the province which addressed flood and drought mitigation…
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Ryan MacDonald

Dr. Ryan MacDonald recognized as University of Lethbridge 2016 Alumni Honour Society inductee

WaterSMART Special Advisor and three-time alumnus Dr. Ryan MacDonald has been conducting research and working in the hydrological sciences for more than 10 years. His work on catchment-scale hydrological processes and aquatic ecosystems has played a lead role in the development and application of process-based hydrological models for mountain watersheds. From the entire team at…
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New Hydrated Lime Best Practice Guidelines

Two hydrated lime handing systems for thermal enhanced oil recovery best practice documents were published by WaterSMART this month. The objective of this work was to collaborate with facility operators to develop common guidelines for the design and efficient operation of dosing systems.

Kim Sturgess awarded Honorary Doctorate of Sciences from Queen’s University

“Today was a very special day. I received an Honorary Doctorate of Sciences from my beloved Alma Mater, Queen’s University. I can’t put into words how overwhelmed I am by this honour. This is a very big deal for me and I am truly blessed. Thanks to all my colleagues at WaterSMART, our board members,…
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