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Water Week

World Water Day is March 22, 2021!

March 22-26, 2021 is Water Week!


"World Water Day, 22 March 2021, is about what water means to people, its true value and how we can better protect this vital resource." (


Learn more about our water in Lethbridge. There are many ways you can reduce your water use, which will also help you to save money

  1. Learn more about how our water is treated here in Lethbridge.

  2. Learn how your water is treated after you use it in your home and business.

  3. Wondering where your water goes in your yard? Learn more about our stormwater process and treatment in Lethbridge.

  4. Sign up to participate in one of our stormwater programs.

  5. Check out our indoor and outdoor water use pages to learn more about how you can reduce water and save money within your house and yard!


Take action during Water Week, and all year long!

​          Indoor Water Use 
          Outdoor Water Use

Watch the video below to learn the value of turning off the tap when brushing your teeth.


Did you know?


The average person uses 230  litres of water a day.



A dripping faucet leaking one drop per second can amount to 25 litres per day or more than 10,000 litres per year. That's enough water to: wash more than 65 loads of clothing, have 140 five minute showers, or wash 40 cars. (Alberta Water for Life​)

Studies have shown that our household water use could be reduced by 50 per cent without significantly changing our lifestyle (Alberta Water for Life



Expressed another way, if all the earth's water were stored in a 5-litre container, available fresh water would not quite fill a teaspoon. (Environment Canada




Check out our indoor  and outdoor​ water conservation tips too! You can help to save money and water year round!





Oldman Watershed Council​​ (OWC)

OWC education videos: water, wastewater and stormwater



One Simple Act


Alberta Water Portal​






For more information

Phone: 311 or 403-320-3111 (if outside of Lethbridge)
Online: Submit a service request