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As of November 18, 2010, Alberta environment has approved the Eastern Irrigation District's application to change the purpose of its water licence from irrigation only to a variety of purposes.   The purposes added include municipal, agricultural, commercial, industrial, habitat "enhancement", and recreation in specified...

[caption id="attachment_109" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Blue Water by Carlos Porto"][/caption] In Alberta we generally know that when we turn on the tap we will have clean running water. But, do we know how it gets there? Who decides who can access water, how, and how much they can...