Funding is flowing to 11 watershed councils in Alberta.
The government has announced $12 million over the next three years for the groups, which work on flood and drought resiliency policies and water management.
Executive Director of the Bow River Basin Council, Mark Bennett, explains what his group will use its cash for.
“Improves stormwater techniques and that brings in a whole suite of possibilities under best management practices, low impact development practices. Continuing our work at various levels on watershed management planning and also doing environmental condition reporting, or state of reporting.”
The funding announcement was made as communities recognize World Water Day on Wednesday.