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Four Major Risks Facing Water Management in Alberta

What are the top risks facing water management in Alberta?  A new report from the Alberta Water Council identifies four major risks facing future water management in Alberta, based on months of discussion by a multi-sector working group and a…

RDRWA Annual General Meeting Highlights

Once again, the weather was “virtually perfect” as the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance hosted our 2020-21 Annual General Meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, June 15th from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. Thank you to all our members, and to…

RDRWA Annual Report for 2020-21

Hot off the presses! We are pleased to share our new Annual Report, which profiles the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance’s core work and the progress we have made over the past year. This year also marks the 15th anniversary…

RDRWA Annual General Meeting

You are invited to the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 15th from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. This event is free to attend and will be held via Zoom.  The meeting will feature a…

Coal Policy Engagement Update

The Coal Policy Committee has reviewed the feedback from the initial Government of Alberta (@YourAlberta) survey on coal and the coal policy, which received nearly 25,000 responses. Coal Policy Committee Chair, Ron Wallace, PhD, provided an update on the province’s…

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RDRWA Annual General Meeting

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance invites you to join us for our virtual Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 15th from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. Full agenda and speakers will be announced very soon. In advance of our…

Coal Mining in the Red Deer River Watershed

Metallurgical coal development along the Eastern Slopes has been a hot button issue in 2021. In this blog, we provide context about coal development and potential implications for the Red Deer River watershed.  *The RDRWA may edit this post if…

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AER Seeks Feedback on Temporary Surface Pipelines

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is seeking input on a new initiative related to Temporary Surface Pipelines (TSP) and the potential to transport alternative water (e.g., wastewater, produced and flowback water, saline water) via these pipelines. Temporary surface pipelines are temporary…

Thoughts on Gratitude

2020 was many things – “unprecedented”, “extraordinary”, a “new normal”.  This holiday season, as we look back on a year unlike any other, we want to take a moment to reflect on one of the bright spots of 2020: gratitude.…

New RDRWA Video: Gravel-bed Rivers Rock!

Gravel bed rivers are flat, rich, and attractive areas with abundant water for municipalities, agriculture, and recreation; providing essential connectivity for aquatic and terrestrial environments and acting as biodiversity “hotspots”. Our new Spotlight Series video, called “Gravel-bed Rivers Rock!” takes…