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Irrigation and Hydroelectricity

Drought conditions and the lack of water resources for local communities led the Government of Alberta to begin the development of the Old Man River Dam in 1986. The goal was to bring the valuable resource of water to farmers and citizens of Southwestern Alberta.

Completed in 1992, this project now supplies water to 170,000 acres of farmland, provides recreation, and has a small hydroelectric site. Since its completion, the agricultural industry has thrived with a reliable source of irrigation water for its crops and livestock.

Additional benefits include:

  • Crop diversification
  • Alternate energy sources
  • Recreational facilities (camping, day use areas, boat launches, wind surfing, kayaking and canoeing)

Upcoming Events

OCT
02
2:00 PM
Ice Arena Opens
OCT
03
11:00 AM
Modified Moon Shadow Run

Public Notices

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Town Office is closed to public walk-ins, please book an appointment
September 28, 2020
The Town Office is closed to public walk-ins, you can book an appointment by calling 403 627 3156 prior to coming to the office. Additional Town facilities have modified operations to limit public contact and minimize the risk of the transmission of COVID-19.
RV Survey Results
September 2, 2020
On September 2 at the Committee of the whole meeting... 
Update from Mayor Anderberg
August 31, 2020
Update from Mayor Anderberg
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