River Basin Benefits from Collective Approach to Water Management

River Basin Benefits from Collective Approach to Water Management

A collaborative approach to water management has led to a new roadmap for how Alberta can sustainably manage the complexities of its water supply and demand for future generations. Experts from throughout the South Saskatchewan River Basin have developed a fact-based,...
Waste not, water not: flushing our resources down the drain

Waste not, water not: flushing our resources down the drain

Nicholas Ashbolt, Alberta Innovates’ Translational Health Chair in Water, suggests we’re flushing valuable resources down the drain when we do things like go to the toilet, do laundry, or water the lawn. The obvious is the drinking water we flush down our pipes. The...
Tailings technology one step closer to commercialization

Tailings technology one step closer to commercialization

Alberta Innovates (AI) has been working on tailings treatment technologies that will allow more effective reuse and recycle of oil sands process-affected water. There are currently over 1 billion m3 of Mature Fine Tailings (MFT) contained in approximately 10 tailings...