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53 results found for: "Environment (1971-1992, 1999-2011)"

Tags: water management

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May 1, 2016

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This report is the result of consultation, collaboration and future-focused planning for growth by Alberta Environment, industry, municipalities, and representatives from municipal water and wastewater treatment facilities in the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance.


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March 11, 2014

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Alberta Environment is setting strict limits on how much water oil sands companies can remove from the Athabasca River under a new framework that sets maximum withdrawals. With this unprecedented action, Alberta Environment is putting in place a water management framework for immediate protection...


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June 1, 2011

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This fact sheet provides a summary of information contained in the report A Desktop Method for Establishing Environmental Flows in Alberta Rivers and Streams. The main report was developed primarily for rivers that have natural flows and to make a full protection environmental flow recommendation...


Views: 132
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April 1, 2011

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This report identifies a method to estimate an ecologically-based flow regime on the basis of reductions from natural flow or the per cent exceedance from natural flow. It also provides background information and a jurisdictional review of current environmental flow (instream flow needs)...


Views: 1396
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March 1, 2011

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In Alberta, water is owned by the Crown and its use is regulated by Alberta Environment under the Water Act. The general procedure to obtain the authorization under the Water Act to divert water is described in the Guidelines for Licensing Water Diversion Projects. The goal of this updated Guide...


Views: 317
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January 1, 2011

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Water for Life is the overarching government-wide strategy for water in Alberta. Whether concerns involve conservation measures, quality controls for safe drinking water, irrigation, or the conservation of aquatic ecosystems, the Water for Life strategy guides policy measures across Government of...


Views: 519
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November 1, 2010

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Alberta's Water Act requires that an approval and/or license be obtained before undertaking an activity in a water body or before diverting and using water from a water body. This document provides guidelines for filling out applications for a license to divert and use groundwater or to conduct...


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July 1, 2010

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This fact sheet provides information on the requirements under the Water Act for storm water runoff and outfall works.


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June 1, 2010

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The Water Act provides for the transfer of an allocation of water held under a licence, from one parcel of land to another. This two-page fact sheet provides an overview of eligible and non-eligible water allocations for transfer, and the process for applying for a transfer.


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Last Modified

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...