Playing the water game is difficult for county

Water – too much, and not enough – was figuratively on the table.

Reeve Lorne Hickey and County of Lethbridge officials sat down with provincial officials last month, hoping for help with two longstanding issues. They left with no promises, Hickey reports.

County council and administration were hoping for a funding commitment for the Malloy basin drainage scheme. The basin stretches from the eastern edge of the city to the Chin Reservoir, Hickey points out – and it’s created plenty of stormwater stress for Coaldale.

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