2019 marked 50 years of collaborative water management in the Canadian Prairie region. This is a brief information sheet explaining the Master Agreement on Apportionment – how water from Canadian Prairie Rivers is shared with the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
The importance of watersheds, strategies for protecting watershed health and information on the role of NSWA as a steward for the North Saskatchewan River watershed in Alberta.
Definitions for words and acronyms relating to water in Alberta, Canada. It is a useful tool for those needing to become familiar with water-related acronyms and/or technical and general water terms.
Historically, all over the world, cattail was once used as a significant food source and construction material. Today, the value of cattail is rediscovered as a highly-efficient means of improving water quality and developing sustainable energy sources.
Today these early river lots are still visible on Smoky Lake County maps
From 1880 to about 1960, coal was king in the North Saskatchewan River valley at Edmonton. This is an adaptation of a map that appears on page 196 of “Living in the SHED” (you can purchase a copy HERE.)
From 1880 to about 1960, coal was king in the North Saskatchewan River valley at Edmonton. This map of 10 early coal mines within the City of Edmonton appears on page 191 of “Living in the SHED” along with details pertaining to each mine. A copy of Living in the SHED can be purchased HERE.
From 1880 to about 1960, coal was king in the North Saskatchewan River valley at Edmonton. This map appears on page 193 of Living in the SHED. Get your copy HERE.