CLIFTON: 95% of water flowing thru SK - no benefit!!!

CLIFTON: 95% of water flowing thru SK - no benefit!!!

Postby Oscar » Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:46 am

95% of water flowing through Saskatchewan not benefiting province: civil engineer

[ https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatch ... -1.4874915 ]

CBC News · Posted: Oct 24, 2018 5:00 AM CT | Last Updated: 2 hours ago

(PHOTO: Wayne Clifton, right, said most of the water which flows through Saskatchewan does not benefit the province. (CBC))

Climate change has an undeniable effect on Saskatchewan and water management is essential to adapting to warmer temperatures across the globe, according to civil engineer Wayne Clifton.

Clifton said the frequency of rain and water runoff is also much more variable and requires human intervention. He added that 95 per cent of the water flowing through Sask. is not benefiting the province.

"Adaptation to our changing world will require management systems to contribute water for the environment, water for the communities, water for the economy," Clifton said on Tuesday.

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