IMPORTANT WATER USE UPDATES

Water supply in the Bow basin is currently well above average.

All current water demand in the WID is being met with Bow River diversion, no drawdown on reservoir storage is required.

All current storage, elevations and capacities remain the same. 

  • Current water in Storage:   Langdon – 12,000 acre/ft                                 Chestermere – 4,500 acre/ft (usable)
  • Current elevation:                  Langdon 1006.0 m (FSL 1006.4 m)              Chestermere – 1025.557 m (FSL 1025.58m)
  • Total Capacity:                        Langdon 12,000+ acre/ft at FSL                    Chestermere 8,100 acre/ft at FSL  

Western Irrigation District

Serving Irrigators east of Calgary for more than 75 years

DID YOU KNOW that all land, canals, driving banks and reservoirs that are part of the WID infrastructure are private property and not public lands?

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