Important Notice
Stage 2 Water Restriction

Irrigation and Hydroelectricity

Drought conditions and the lack of water resources for local communities led the Government of Alberta to begin the development of the Old Man River Dam in 1986. The goal was to bring the valuable resource of water to farmers and citizens of Southwestern Alberta.

Completed in 1992, this project now supplies water to 170,000 acres of farmland, provides recreation, and has a small hydroelectric site. Since its completion, the agricultural industry has thrived with a reliable source of irrigation water for its crops and livestock.

Additional benefits include:

  • Crop diversification
  • Alternate energy sources
  • Recreational facilities (camping, day use areas, boat launches, wind surfing, kayaking and canoeing)

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Public Notices

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Town Hall Meeting with the RCMP
November 30, 2023
November 30, 2023 at 6:30pm
MD of Pincher Creek Chambers
1037 Herron Avenue

Learn more about:
• Crime in your community
• What the RCMP is doing to reduce crime
• How you can keep your community safe
• Bring up concerns and suggestions
• Information on Rural Crime Watch and Citizens on Patrol
              
Town Office Closed to In-Person Transactions Friday
November 24, 2023
Due to a shortage of staff, the Town of Pincher Creek office located at 962 St. John Ave will be closed to in-person transactions on Friday, November 24.  We are happy to assist with your municipal needs by phone or email and all of our usual online methods will remain available.
 
We will be back to business as usual on Monday, November 27. 
 
We thank you for your patience and consideration.
Eco Centre Closed for Remembrance Day
November 10, 2023
Please note the Eco Centre will be closed on Saturday, November 11 for Remembrance Day.
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