Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Reservoir can't bail out Calgary

The Glenmore reservoir is often seen as a flood mitigation measure, but a new study finds it's made up of just five to 10 per cent silt and debris. Photo, Calgary Herald/Files

Flood panel says dredging Glenmore Reservoir of little benefit

By Jason Markusoff, Calgary Herald October 25, 2013

It could cost millions to dredge the Glenmore Reservoir and only increase its water capacity by a fraction, the head of Ca
lgary’s flood mitigation panel said Friday.

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