Drainage contributing to Canada flooding, expert says

Leader-Post: An expert on hydrology and climate change believes the recent flooding in Saskatchewan and Manitoba has been exacerbated by the widespread drainage of agricultural lands that have increased water volumes that flow downstream into Manitoba. “The short answer is, yes I do,’’ said John Pomeroy, Canada research chair in water resources and climate change and director of the Centre for Hydrology at the University of Saskatchewan. Pomeroy, who has studied water volumes on the Smith Creek watershed......

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