“Most Albertans believe the province should put river health first when it comes to handing out water rights, and human consumption should take priority over businesses during a drought, according to a new poll released Thursday.”
“if businesses and farmers are allowed to sell unused portions of their water licences it would quickly drive up water use in some of the driest areas of the province.”
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We need to stand up and protect our rivers and lakes. Good to hear most Albertans want them protected as well, but that will not stop private businesses trying to exploit them.