Re: Cold Lake Pollution in the Water – by Stuart Dunnill, August 25 issue
Thank you for removing this trash from the lake. We all need to do our part in keeping our environment clean. Bernadette Lay
Great to see someone cares enough to spend the time to remove some of the garbage that PEOPLE have thrown into the lake. From your pictures, some of it has been washed into the lake, but that still is not an excuse, many people don’t care as I have seen way too much garbage thrown in the ditch or into areas where I know if we get enough rain, it will be washed into the river. Really sad we are the big problem with polluting all of our water ways!! Stuart Dunnill, I personally thank you for going the extra mile and doing that, please keep up the GREAT WORK!! Larry Reddecliff
Thank you for putting a spotlight on this subject. I find that some people have no pride in the Lakeland area. I’m saying some not all. When we moved to this area 14 years ago and I was appalled with the amount of garbage in the towns and roadways. I was told it was the people that come from other provinces to work here that were the problem. Well pretty much everyone from other provinces have left now and we still are having the same problem. Christine Berg
I have loaded my kayak up with boat bumpers, beach toys, water bottles, rope, float toys etc. on the Saskatchewan side of the lake nowhere near a beach. People need to secure stuff on their boats also! Let’s do better. Dawn Holmen Rosset
A great effort by one of our own residents. However, last I read, water ways in Alberta were the responsibility of the Province to tend to. So why write a piece that back-handedly attacks the City council when they have no jurisdiction over what’s found on the bottom of the lake? Hugh Manning
The province isn’t responsible for the marina when it is run and owned by the city. Also, there are items dumped there by city contractors during the construction of the breakwater. So yes, the city council is responsible and have a duty to remove it. City council can’t wash their hands of it because it didn’t happen during their term in office. Stuart Dunnill
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