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Buying and selling water is a reality in Alberta — sometimes for big money

Benchmark prices have been set in the water market, but it remains broadly opaque

CBC NewsJoel Dryden, Carla Turner

Just south of the town of Taber, Alta., known for its potatoes, corn, and rich soil, the crew at North Paddock Farms finish their lunch, slide on their gloves, and get to work. 

Russet Burbank seed potatoes drop onto a sizing belt, where they're sorted and cut. Nearby, massive storage bins are full to the brim of potatoes, due for the nearby McCain Foods and Lamb Weston plants.

The work is underway on April 24 despite the stress that looms over the entire operation this year. This farm, which gro…

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Buying and selling water is a reality in Alberta — sometimes for big money

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CBC NewsJoel Dryden, Carla Turner, Posted: May 15, 2024 4:00 AM EDT | Last Updated: 16 minutes ago
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