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Eastern Irrigation District News

Post Date: May 4, 2022

Magnicide Treatment Dates

Please note that canals will be treated with Magnicide on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, May 18th
    • 17 G Springhill
    • Tilley Canal
  • Friday, May 13th
    • G North Bantry
  • Thursday, May 12th
    • North Branch
  • Wednesday, May 11th
    • North Branch
  • Wednesday, May 4th
    • Tilley Canal
Post Date: October 08, 2021

Alberta Agricultural Water Program

The Water Program directly supports the enhancement of agricultural water management for continued growth and long-term success of the agriculture industry.

Click HERE to to go to the Alberta Agricultural Water Program web page.
Post Date: March 11, 2020



In accordance with section 68 of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, Eastern Irrigation District has been issued an approval by Alberta Environment and Parks for a renewal of an approval to apply pesticides within 30 meters of an open body of water under specific conditions for routine maintenance and operation of irrigation infrastructure. The operation is located at 550 Industrial Road West Brooks, Alberta

The Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act may provide you a right of appeal against this decision to the Alberta Environmental Appeals Board. You should note that there are strict time lines for filing an appeal dependent on the type of appeal. If you choose to appeal this decision, please contact:

Office of the Registrar of Appeals
The Environmental Appeals Board
3rd Floor, 10011 - 109 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3S8
Telephone: (780) 427-6207
Fax: (780) 427-4693

A Notice of Appeal must be submitted within 30 days of the date of this notice. Please quote Application No. 012-10572

The Public Notice of this application will also be posted on the Department's website at

Copies of the application can be obtained from:

Attention: Ivan Friesen
Eastern Irrigation District
Telephone: 403-362-1400
Fax: 403-362-6206