PROTECT ALBERTA WATERS!
CLEAN, DRAIN, AND DRY YOUR BOAT AND ALL RECREATIONAL GEAR - LET'S KEEP ALBERTA WATERS FREE OF QUAGGA AND ZEBRA MUSSELS
(A note of concern: Water samples have tested positive for larvae of aquatic invasive mussels in Tiber Dam, Montana, a short distance south-east of Shelby.)
THE GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA & CANADIAN INFRASTRUCTURE BANK – MODERNIZATION PROJECTS
In October 2020 the Government of Alberta announced a history investment in irrigation. Details of this investment and the UID specific projects generated from this investment can be found at:
The UID Added Irrigation Acres to The Assessment Roll
Applications are accepted from
August 1st, 2023 to October 15th, 2023;
600 assessed acres available
for the 1st round up to 135 acres per individual or company;
If there are more acres acquired,
another round will take place later on;
Land needs to be classified for irrigation if that was not done already;
The charge per irrigation acre is $ 1,200 plus GST
and the cost of the infrastructure
will be the landowner’s responsibility;
Landowners interested should apply by letter or email;
Each application is subject to Board approval;
If the requested application is accepted,
payments will be due on the day of signing the agreement;
For more information please contact
Fred W Rice, District Manager at 403-308-2768
or the office at 403-626-3255
NOTICE TO ALL WATER USERS
THE IRRIGATION WATER WILL BE TURNED OFF ON
OCTOBER 6TH, 2023
FOR THE IRRIGATION SEASON
IF THERE IS STILL WATER AVAILABLE.
OTHERWISE, WE WILL CLOSE THE CANALS EARLY.
Please contact the UID office if you have questions
Dated this 18th Day of September 2023.
Helpful information from
Irrigation Management Branch for your Crops.
Alberta Irrigation Projects Association has created a new website, "Thanks to irrigation". To view site "click" image above.
To view site "click" the image above.
River Flows and Levels for the Oldman River Sub Basin. To view site "click" the image above.
Snow Data for the Oldman River Sub Basin. To view site "click" the image above.