There are some environmental groups that oppose any new reservoirs.
But such a system would entail the extra mass of water tanks or reservoirs.
Regina’s reservoirs are now near full and city swimming pools are being filled.
Hydro dams may not be able to always depend on upstream glaciers to fill their reservoirs.
The dry spells stresses reservoirs and that’s when our bad habits get to be seen,” he said.
944954 Winter snowpack slowly melts in the spring, resupplying reservoirs and other water levels.
Warm temperatures also cause more water loss and evaporation from soils and reservoirs, Swain said.