Town makes offer to buy water

The Town of Okotoks may have found a little more breathing room in regards to its water situation.

Town council voted to make an offer to purchase a number of water licenses after a closed-door session of its Sept. 10 meeting.

Okotoks’ municipal manager Rick Quail said the Town has a tentative agreement to buy the licenses, but he would not reveal any details about the licenses and how much water they would include. He said these details will remain confidential until after the purchase has been completed and the Town applies to Alberta Environment for approval.

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