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Calgary family says city caused backyard wetland to dry up

A once thriving wetland has since become a dried up mud pit


December 13, 2019
By CTV News

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This was once a thriving wetland until it dried up. CTV News photo

A once thriving wetland in the backyard of a Calgary family has dried up into a mud pit, and the homeowner is blaming the city. Jared Bourne says a new storm pond built nearby as part of a housing development is the reason for the wetland’s current condition.

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