Bow River Update

August 29, 2015 by CRC Action Group in News

Members of the CRCAG recently met with GOA officials that have been involved in working to bring forward flood mitigation options for the Bow River. It is our understanding that AMEC Foster Wheeler had been re-contracted by the government to examine what mitigation opportunities exist on the Bow River.  This work has identified a range of options beyond current TransAlta infrastructure.   Essentially these opportunities can be broken down into 3 categories: First category of mitigation […]

CRCAG Postcard Campaign: Is the Government hearing us?

August 22, 2015 by CRC Action Group in Calgary River Communities, News

It has been over two months since a rainy day this June when CRCAG held a press conference to publicly announce the launch of our Postcard Campaign, aimed at letting the new government know how important flood mitigation infrastructure is to the City of Calgary.  Since then, CRCAG had postcards dropped in the mailboxes of homes in flood-impacted communities all over the City.  Anyone who received one and wanted to […]

Water Management Along the Bow River system – A Balancing Act

August 19, 2015 by CRC Action Group in News

Water management along the Bow River system is a complex process that involves a number of different stakeholders. The 2013 flood brought about a heightened awareness of the devastating impact water can have on our communities and how water management along the Bow River system could be changed to not only protect Bow River communities, but also the Downtown Core. Insight into the complexity of water management along the Bow […]