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Publication Type: Policy

Views: 1256
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January 1, 2019

Description

The Surface Water Allocation Directive provides consistent water allocation decision guidance to balance both ecological needs and economic considerations where planning processes have not established water management objectives. The Directive provides guidance to water allocations from rivers,...


Views: 165
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July 1, 2014

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This plan is the Approved Water Management Plan for the Battle River Basin (Alberta) and provides direction for the management of surface water and groundwater that has hydrologic connection to surface water within the Battle River Basin. The recommended options and strategies presented in this...


Views: 446
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November 1, 2009

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The Water for Life strategy outlines the Government of Alberta's commitments to manage and safeguard Alberta's water resources. The strategy has been the vehicle for managing Alberta's precious water resources since its release in 2003. The goals and key directions outlined in the Strategy will...


Views: 407
Last Modified

November 1, 2008

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Water for Life: Alberta’s Strategy for Sustainability has been the vehicle for managing Alberta’s water resources since 2003. In this renewed strategy, the Government of Alberta continues to build on the work already undertaken and reaffirms its commitment to the Water for Life approach for the...


Views: 82
Last Modified

June 1, 2008

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The purpose of this interim management framework is to guide regulatory decision-making within the Muskeg River watershed, which is located in the Athabasca Oil Sands region of northern Alberta within the regional municipality of Wood Buffalo. The specific objectives of the interim framework are...


Views: 151
Last Modified

August 15, 2006

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The Cold Lake-Beaver River Water Management Plan was adopted in 1985 to provide direction on managing water resources in the combined Cold Lake and Beaver River basins located approximately 300 km northeast of Edmonton. The intent of the plan was to provide for an adequate quantity and quality of...


Views: 557
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August 1, 2006

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The plan will provide guidance to decision makers and act as a foundation for future watershed management planning of sub-basins in the South Saskatchewan River Basin by watershed planning and advisory councils, as well as stewardship groups. The plan recommends a balance that is broadly...


Views: 202
Last Modified

January 1, 2006

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Reliable water supplies for a sustainable economy is one of the key goals of Water for Life, Alberta’s strategy for water sustainability. This policy takes a place-based approach to water management, guiding industry working in naturally water-short areas and areas with development pressures to...


Views: 226
Last Modified

January 1, 2006

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This document provides direction for regulatory agencies and developers where the use of non-saline water resources may by essential to an Enhanced Recover Scheme for underground (oilfield) injection. The purpose of the guideline is to support the conservation and management of water and to...


Views: 91
Last Modified

January 1, 2006

Description

Presents an overview of the new water management plan for the South Saskatchewan River Basin. The plan recommends a balance that is broadly acceptable to the public between water consumption and environmental protection, in light of economic and social objectives and ecological requirements.