Liz Hendricks (120p)
Because of the infrastructure deficit, communities cannpt afford huge capital costs to continually expand water treatment facilities and handling systems.
Alberta is in the midst of a landmark water study that will help the government decide if it's time to start charging for the resource. The study is looking at the value of water to the economy. The figures will guide officials examining what “economic instruments” would encourage businesses, municipalities and residents to use less water.