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Organizations: Environment and Parks Information Type: publications Tags: water quality

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August 23, 2019

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Describes efforts being taken by provincial regulators (Alberta Environment and Parks and the Alberta Energy Regulator) to gather scientific information to inform future decisions around the potential for the release of treated oil sands process water (OSPW) into the Lower Athabasca River.


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August 23, 2019

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This technical report, compiled by Hatfield Consulting, describes the experimental design to determine the toxicity of OSPW treated using Syncrude's coke-slurry treatment process. The three primary components of the study design are: chemical characterization of untreated and treated OSPW;...


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August 19, 2019

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This report presents monthly water quality results from the Old Fort monitoring station, Athabasca River, Alberta for 2017. These data are provided to fulfill reporting requirements mandated by the Surface Water Quality Management Framework, which supports the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan.


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August 19, 2019

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This report was prepared by the Environmental Monitoring and Science Division (EMSD) to fulfill reporting requirements mandated by the South Saskatchewan Region Surface Water Quality Management Framework, which supports the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan. This report communicates whether water...


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May 1, 2019

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This report presents an analysis of available data and literature at the time of reporting to gain an understanding of effluent quality in the Upper Athabasca River. Based on these data, variables of concern were identified and recommendations on future effluent monitoring programs were...


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March 1, 2019

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The Indigenous Lake Monitoring Program was developed in response to Indigenous communities concerns about the quality of lakes of local importance and the impact on resources. This program is part of the Provincial Lake Monitoring Program designed to collect baseline lake quality data across...


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August 1, 2018

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Provides an update on the activities undertaken by Environment and Parks as part of the management response for trigger and limit exceedances under the South Saskatchewan air quality and surface water quality management frameworks.


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August 1, 2018

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Provides an update on the activities undertaken by Environment and Parks as part of the management response for trigger and limit exceedances under the Lower Athabasca air quality and surface water quality management frameworks.


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June 26, 2018

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This document provides clarity to the applicant about requirements for an application under the Water Act for peat operations. The intent is to ensure application requirements and approval requirements are consistently applied for peat operations approvals issued under the Water Act.


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June 1, 2018

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This study uses snowpack measurements and dated lake sediment cores to investigate deposition of contaminants (including polycyclic aromatic compounds and numerous inorganic and organic contaminants such as mercury) to the landscapes and water bodies of the Athabasca Oil Sands region. The study...