City of Lethbridge

Southern Alberta - Are We "Smart Enough"?!

Southern Alberta - Are We "Smart Enough"?!

Lethbridge is set to grow in population - so is the rest of Southern Alberta. Can we be smart about it? Guest blogger Ryan Carriere, Parks Planning Manager of the City of Lethbridge - Infrastructure Services ponders the question, and the OWC offers some insight as well. Alberta is projected to add close to 1.8 million residents over the next 25 years, reaching 6 million by 2041. Now, more than ever before, we must bring watershed vocabulary into our thoughts and actions.

The Coulees Get Rid of The Old Boot - #SAWC2017

The Coulees Get Rid of The Old Boot - #SAWC2017

Can you imagine what kind of stuff can be pulled out of the coulees with just one garbage cleanup?  Citizens across Southern Alberta are rallying together this summer by committing to one small action (sometimes even big actions!).  Environment Lethbridge tells us what they found...

BlueW Hits Lethbridge #SAWC17

BlueW Hits Lethbridge #SAWC17

Lethbridge has 8 Hydration Stations! This is part of their Southern Alberta Water Charter 2017 action to protecting water quality and health of the watershed! Find out more about these stations and the BlueW that you will see turning up in business windows across the City!

The real price of runoff

The real price of runoff

Humans are ingenious. We can filter almost anything. Even human waste can become safe, clean water when we’re forced to be innovative, like at the International Space Station where urine and grey water becomes a critical source for drinking water. The problem is what price tag are we willing - and able - to pay?