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Alberta set to spend on water infrastructure

Alberta is proposing to spend $916 million on water supply measures over the next 10 years.

January 26, 2004   Canadian Consulting Engineer

Alberta is proposing to spend $916 million on water supply measures over the next 10 years.
The plans were part of a strategy document, "Water for Life: Alberta’s Strategy for Sustainability," released by the province’s Environment Minister, Lorne Taylor.
The province is going to establish a provincial advisory council on water, as well as a series of local watershed management groups.
Water conservation will be part of the program, but there will also be $491 million earmarked for capital investment, mostly to upgrade infrastructure.
The Water for life strategy is at www.waterforlife.gov.ab.ca


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