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Rocky View County Council Opposes SR-1

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Rocky View County Council has voted to formally oppose the Springbank Dry Reservoir project and ask the Province to conduct a full and comprehensive analysis of all the available options for flood mitigation.The County strongly supports the need for flood mitigation in the Calgary region, but Read More...

Your Questions or Comments on County Fees

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Before passing Rocky View County’s Master Rates Bylaw, Council wants to give you the opportunity to ask questions or provide input on any of the fees that impact you. Here are the details...The services provided by Rocky View County are paid for in two main ways: Taxes: Services such as road Read More...

County Settles Long-Standing Water Claim

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Rocky View County has agreed to a settlement ending a decade-old dispute concerning water and wastewater service to a beef processing plant in East Balzac.In 2005, what was then the Municipal District (MD) of Rocky View #44 entered into agreements to provide water and wastewater services to a new Read More...

Province Told to Resubmit Springbank Dam Environmental Assessment

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has ruled that the Environmental Impact Statement provided by the Province of Alberta for the Springbank Dam project does not fully conform to the guidelines the CEAA provided in 2016. The Province will now be required to submit a revised Read More...

Notice of Proposed Franchise Agreement

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Public Notice is hereby given pursuant to sections 45(3) and 606 of the Municipal Government Act for the proposed grant of a water, wastewater, and storm water utility franchise agreement for the Carmek Business Park, as well as the accompanying Bylaw C-7721-2017 respecting the grant of the Read More...

Siksika Bow River Hazard Study

Friday, September 8, 2017

As part of the Flood Hazard Identification Program, Alberta Environment and Parks have hired Golder Associates (Golder) to undertake the Siksika Bow River Hazard Study. The goal of the Siksika Bow River Hazard Study, and the Flood Hazard Identification Program, is to help reduce future flood damages Read More...

Wetland Restoration Success

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Rocky View County sits on the Nose Creek Watershed, an important water basin that passes through agricultural land, urban areas and places of industrial development. Proper care and management of this watershed will benefit Albertans and our environment both now and for future generations. Finding Read More...

Springbank Dam

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Many County residents are concerned about the Government of Alberta's Springbank Dam project, also known as SR1. Alberta Transportation is responsible for the project development, regulatory approvals, and construction. Alberta Environment and Parks hosts project information. For the latest details, Read More...

Environmental Assessment Work at McLean Creek

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Engineering and environmental work is set to begin on McLean Creek the week of December 19 that will temporarily disrupt some trails upstream of Bragg Creek for up to eight weeks.The work involves environmental and engineering assessments, including geotechnical drilling, to complete an Read More...

Repairs to East Balzac Water Transmission Line

Monday, February 1, 2016

Update, February 4: Repairs are complete.* * *Over the next three days, contractors for Rocky View County will be conducting repairs to the main water transmission line in the East Balzac area.The County does not anticipate any service disruption during this time, but requests that you conserve Read More...

Water Service Interruptions in the East Balzac Area

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

There has been damage to water mains in East Balzac caused by electrical contractors working in the area. Some customers may be experiencing water service interruptions.Crews are currently on site and have isolated the damaged water main. Service will be restored as soon as possible.

Blockage in Bragg Creek Water System

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Update: The blockage has been cleared and water service has returned to normal.* * *There is a blockage in the wastewater main running through Bragg Creek. Crews are on site now to repair the issue, but at this time, are unsure of how long it will take to return the system to full capacity.While Read More...

Wastewater Leak Discovered Quickly in Bragg Creek

Friday, July 24, 2015

At about 9 a.m. on July 23, the contracted operator of Rocky View County’s Bragg Creek wastewater system noticed that sewage flows were less than normal. An inspection was launched, and a small leak was quickly discovered in an underground wastewater line near the Community Centre. The leak was Read More...

Langdon Sewage Leak Addressed

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Late in the afternoon of Monday, March 30, a sewage line leak was reported in the Hamlet of Langdon.  Sewage was observed surfacing in the drainage ditch overtop of a sewer line that runs between the Langdon Park lift station and the Langdon Wastewater Treatment Plant.Rocky View County immediately Read More...

Two Charged for Falsifying Waste Water Tests

Monday, March 23, 2015

Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (AESRD) has laid charges against past employees of Corix, a company under contract with Rocky View County to operate the County’s waste water treatment plant in Langdon.The charges are based on an investigation that began in 2013, and involve Read More...

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