Red Deer and Area

In 2008, 300 rain barrels were sold to residents for $70, at cost (no rebates or tax credits were provided). Currently, a pilot program provides 150 rebates for residents to purchase rain barrels at a local retailer, on a first-come, first-served basis. (Credit: City of Red Deer)

Council Adopts More Aggressive Water Conservation Plan

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
May 10, 2016 - 10:22am Updated: May 10, 2016 - 11:35am

A new planning tool adopted by Red Deer City Council Monday is a sign that existing water conservation tactics are working.

The Water Conservation, Efficiency and Productivity Plan which sets targets through 2035, replaces an old document from 2007.