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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...

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...

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...

Public Input Sought on Proposed Springbank Reservoir

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The Alberta government has announced that it is moving ahead with the Springbank Off-stream Reservoir (SR1) project.  The Environmental Impact Assessment that is required before the project can proceed is currently underway.The Province recently submitted the project description to the Canadian Read More...

Residential Fire in Springbank

Monday, May 2, 2016

On Saturday, April 30, at 4:45 a.m., Rocky View County Fire Services received a report of a structure fire at 162 Country Lane Drive in Springbank.Fire crews from the Springbank and Elbow Valley stations arrived on scene at 4:55 a.m. to find heavy smoke conditions in the home. Firefighters were able Read More...

County Continues to Seek Springbank Dam Information

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Rocky View County Council continues to ask the Province for greater transparency on the Springbank Off-Stream Storage Reservoir Project (SR-1).Earlier this month, County Reeve Greg Boehlke wrote to Premier Rachel Notley on behalf of Council requesting a complete and thorough cost-benefit analysis of Read More...

Power Outages in Rocky View County

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Parts of Rocky View County are without power this morning, due to heavy snowfall and trees on power lines. For up-to-the-minute information about the affected areas; check the Fortis Alberta Outages Map.If you see a downed power line, stay safe and call 310-WIRE. If you need to report a road issue Read More...

Geotechnical Drilling to Start in Springbank Area

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The Alberta Government’s Southern Alberta Flood Recovery Task Force has engaged an engineering firm to identify and evaluate options for the storage of flood water from the Elbow River basin.Beginning March 17, a series of holes will be drilled in an area near Springbank Road and Range Road 40 (RR Read More...

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