March 23, 2016 by CRC Action Group in News

The Alberta Government issued a press release today (http://www.alberta.ca/release.cfm?xID=41445686872D3-D127-79C4-E29C91A86757928D ) announcing that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Springbank Off-stream Reservoir Project is underway.  This is good news for Calgary – it is a first and important step in implementing this project.  With the design and engineering occurring in parallel – the Springbank project drives forward, and hopefully Calgarians do not have many more flood seasons to endure unprotected on the Elbow.   Your CRCAG […]

Will we lose another year?

March 18, 2016 by CRC Action Group in News

What is happening with the Springbank Off-stream Reservoir Project? A first step in the Springbank Off-stream Reservoir Project, approved to proceed by the ND government in October 2015, is an environmental impact assessment (EIA).  The EIA requires geotechnical studies be completed on the impacted land over a four-season period.  In early 2015, we were assured by the former government that the EIA would commence in spring 2015.  That never happened […]

Bow River Update

March 17, 2016 by CRC Action Group in News

For our Bow River Members, we continue to hear your concerns about wanting to know what has been going on with respect to the Bow. Below is a summary of recent conversations that members of your CRCAG team have with the provincial government. Please watch for more information regarding the Bow in the coming weeks. Background:  The Bow River Working Group, a technical collaboration of water managers and users, was […]