News & Updates

Jan 17, 2016 - Property Owners Meeting

The first meeting of Rusticana area property owners was held with the following agenda:

1. Introductions 2. Councillor Suzanne Oel provide information on forming an association 3. Report on Piped Water Petition 4. Process of Area Concept Plan 

Feb 3, 2016 - Waterline Petition Acknowledgement

Subject: Waterline Petition

Council has acknowledged the petition and have authorized MPE Engineering to proceed with the design.  

Feb 9, 2016 - Property Owners Meeting

A meeting was held at Burby Hall, with many of the Rusticana area property owners in attendance. 

The agenda was as follows: 1. Introduction 2. Piped Water 3. Fibre Optics  4. Owners Group going forward. 5. Adjournment 6. Socialize

Click here for a full status update.      

Feb 26, 2016 - MD of Foothills Status Update

The MD of Foothills issued a status update on the waterline engineering project, including a summary of next steps and progress report. 

Click here for a detailed summary. 

Apr 4, 2016 - MD of Foothills Status Update

Suzanne Oel provided an email to Doug Webb with a status update on the project. 

Click here to view the full email.  

Apr 4, 2016 - Expression of Interest Letter

The West Foothills Water Project was initiated with an expression of interest letter mailed to all residents in the MD of Foothills. 

Click here to download a copy of the letter.

Apr 6, 2016 - North & South Project Service Area Maps

Click on the links below for service area maps of the West Foothills Water Projects. 

North and South Project Service Area

South Project Service Area

Sep 19, 2016 - Waterline Local Improvement Petition Meeting

Councillor Suzanne Oel hosted a meeting for participants of the  Rusticana Waterline Local Improvement Petition. 

Click here for a summary of the meeting. 

Sep 23, 2016 - MD of Foothills Council Meeting Minutes

During the Sept 19, 2016 meeting, Suzanne Oel moved that Council authorize preliminary engineering by MPE for the initial study of the South Fish Creek Ranch project (estimated cost $20,000). 

Click here for full details. 

Nov 18, 2016 - Request to Proceed with Tender

"Dear Suzanne and Harry, I am writing you on behalf of the Rusticana property owners who have signed the Local Improvement Petiton. Please proceed with tendering the Rusticana water pipeline project for costing 2”, 3” and 6” options." - Doug Webb 

Dec 3, 2016 - Rusticana Tender Status Update

The Tender request for the Rusticana project was approved and is now in process. 

Click here for details of the motion passed on Dec 1, 2016. 

Feb 2, 2017 - MD of Foothills Status Update

A meeting was held on Jan 27, 2017 between the MD of Foothills and West Foothills Water and Rusticana Water. 

Click here for meeting minutes. 

Feb 2, 2017 - MPE South Distribution Report

FCR Water received a South Distribution Assessment Report from MPE Engineering. 

Click here to view the full report. 

Mar 5, 2017 - Pipeline Service Information Session Invitation

Suzanne Oel, MD Foothills Engineering Team and West Foothills Water Residents Group invite you to an information session to: provide project overview, review preliminary  engineering study, Q&A with residents, and discuss Local Improvement Petition and Local Improvement Tax. 

Mar 16, 7pm at the Priddis Community Hall. 

Click here to view the meeting invitation. 

Mar 16, 2017 - Meeting Agenda for Information Session

Meeting agenda from the information session hosted by MD Foothills Engineering Team and West Foothills Residents Group on Mar 16, 2017. 

Click here to view full agenda.

Sept 21, 2017 - MPE Engineering Report

Sept 21, 2017 - MPE Engineering Proposal

MPE Engineering submitted report to combine and update previous studies and prepare a north distribution assessment for the purpose of supplying water to three additional areas from FCR Water Treatment Plant, for a total cost not to exceed $30,000 plus applicable taxes.

This study has been commissioned. Click here to view the full report.


Oct 4, 2017 - MD of Foothills Council Meeting Minutes

Oct 4, 2017 - Meeting Minutes

A council meeting was held on Oct 4, 2017. 

Click here for meeting minutes. 

Oct 23, 2017 - FCR Water Status Update

We are pleased to update you on progress that has been made, including: 

- discussions with residents and the MD on how to economically handle local water problems, update on water service pipeline to Priddis, update on MPE Engineering North distribution proposal and more. 

Click here to view full status update. 

May 30, 2018 - North Distribution Potable Water Study Report

The MD of Foothills received a feasability report on FCR Water servicing lands to the north along HWY 762. 

Click here to view the full report.