Medieval aqueducts fight drought in Indian state – BBC News

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Medieval aqueducts fight drought in Indian state – BBC News

Medieval aqueducts help beat dry spells in the Indian state of Karnataka, as Sanjoy Majumder reports.

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Comments (0) / July 6, 2017 /

Flooded or soggy yard? A rain garden could help

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Flooded or soggy yard? A rain garden could help

Waterloo Region got 56 mm of rain between Thursday and Saturday evening. If that left you with a soggy yard, a local award-winning landscaper says a rain garden could help your waterlogged lawn and your local municipality.

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Comments (0) / July 6, 2017 /

Green Communities Canada

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Green Communities Canada

Free webinar for municipalities: learn how to help neighbourhoods adapt to extreme rainfall. 13 July. 1 pm ET http://ow.ly/Yy2O30cOEPD

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Comments (0) / June 29, 2017 /

Water is the new fire

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Good advice.

Water is the new fire

Protect your home from extreme rainfall events

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Comments (0) / June 7, 2017 /

Saving water saves residents cash

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Saving water saves residents cash

Conservation: Okotoks rolls out annual water saving rebate program

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Comments (0) / May 24, 2017 /

The URBANFARM Permaculture Project | Workshops

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Urban Rainwater Harvesting and Management
Calgary, AB
May 27 & 28, 2017
$249

Come join Andrea Rocchio (Water Harvesting Canada) and Christian VanSchepen (The UrbanFarm) to learn more about Urban Rainwater Harvesting.

During this informative 2-day workshop you learn the best practices for residential rainwater harvesting as well as guidelines for planning and implementing your own system.

This comprehensive course covers the theoretical knowledge behind urban rainwater harvesting as well as the practical applications of building rainwater harvesting systems.

Attendees are encouraged to bring site elevation drawings of their own residences for the purpose of planning a rainwater system for personal use.

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The URBANFARM Permaculture Project | Workshops

The URBANFARM Permaculture Project is a Calgary demonstration garden & workshop designed to promote urban agriculture and sustainable food production.

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Comments (0) / May 12, 2017 /

Maps show impact of flooding across Eastern Canada

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Maps show impact of flooding across Eastern Canada

As cities across Quebec, Ontario and the Maritimes continue to grapple with the effects of heavy rainfall and severe flooding over the past week, a number of municipalities have released helpful maps detailing road closures, water levels and relief efforts to help residents navigate the emergency.

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Comments (0) / May 9, 2017 /

First evidence found of popular farm pesticides in drinking water

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First evidence found of popular farm pesticides in drinking water

Regulators have not defined safe levels of neonicotinoids in drinking water, in part because the chemicals are relatively new.

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Why We Use Swales and How to Do It Appropriately – The Permaculture Research Institute

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Why We Use Swales and How to Do It Appropriately – The Permaculture Research Institute

A swale is one of those permaculture terms that probably gets thrown around to readily (or inaccurately) and perhaps implemented irresponsibly. Only a few years into my permaculture career, I have certainly been guilty of this, and I have distinct memories of mistakes I made with regards to both att…

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