Articles for category Water & Utilities

Blue-Green Algae Advisory Issued for Cochrane Lake

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Alberta Health Services has issued a blue-green algae bloom advisory for Cochrane Lake. Residents living near the shores of this lake, as well as visitors to this lake, are advised to take the following precautions: Avoid all contact with blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) blooms. If contact occurs, Read More...

Annual Sewer Line Flushing in Langdon

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Sewer line flushing in Langdon begins on Monday, June 21, and continues until the end of August. The lines being serviced this year are located in the area west of Centre Street and north of 3 Avenue N.W. Map of service areaFor questions or concerns, please email or contact Read More...

Provincial River Hazard Studies Updates

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Alberta Environment and Parks has released an update on the status of the Bow and Elbow River Hazard Study and the Siksika Bow River Hazard Study.The potential for flooding can occur throughout many areas in Alberta. To assist Albertans in mitigating potential flood losses, Alberta Environment and Read More...

Siksika Bow River Hazard Study Update

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Alberta Environment and Parks has released an update on the status of the Siksika Bow River Hazard Study.The multi-year study, which started in the fall of 2017, assesses and identifies river-related hazards along 217 km of the Bow River downstream of the Highwood River confluence. The study area Read More...

Bow Basin Water Management Information Sessions

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The Alberta government is holding three information sessions to gather Albertans’ views on options to build additional flood and drought storage capacity on the Bow River to reduce the impact of severe weather on Albertans and our economy. Bow Basin Water Management Information Sessions (PDF)Learn Read More...

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...

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