September 26, 2014

The Columbia River Treaty turns 50
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September 26, 2014
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This week, we're marking 50 years of Columbia River power which helped put an end to devastating floods in Canada and the U.S. We're also highlighting 25 years of Power Smart with a Vancouver Sun article that looks at the critical role of conservation in meeting our growing energy needs. And what does draining the Kootenay Canal look like? Take a look.
50 years of flood control, renewable power

50 years of flood control, renewable power

For the past 50 years, the Columbia River Treaty and power projects on the river have shaped power generation in Canada and the United States, and helped to put an end to devastating floods in both countries.

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Power Smart the key for growing energy demand

 

Kootenay Canal loses some water, gains new life

Kootenay Canal loses some water, gains new life

We're draining the Kootenay Canal to apply a new material that will add 50 years to the lifespan of this important waterway. Watch a time-lapse video
Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Completed in 1912, today the original Stave Falls Powerhouse is a popular Visitor Centre in Mission. And it's in the running for one of B.C.'s 100 best buildings from the Architecture Foundation of B.C. Voting closes September 28. Vote for Stave Falls today
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