The Camrose Canadian - August 27th
As new sources of water are becoming scarcer for the city of Camrose, it’s putting more effort into conservation.
That’s why the city has two programs to educate the public this year. One gives out water conservation kits while the other helps citizens replace their toilets with more efficient ones.
“We are striving towards the goal of 30 per cent efficiency, which is what the province has identified through the water for life initiative,” said Jeremy Enarson, assistant municipal engineer. “Programs like that allow the city to try and meet that goal.”
Assuming the city’s residents use the same amount of water and industrial growth remains constant, the city has approval from the province to take enough water from Driedmeat Lake to serve around 22,500 people. ... Click here to read more.