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7 results found for: "Environment and Sustainable Resource Development"

Tags: groundwater

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January 10, 2019

Description

Alberta's framework for the management of contaminated sites is designed to achieve three policy outcomes: pollution prevention, health protection, and productive use. Under this framework, three management options are provided: Tier 1, Tier 2, and Exposure Control. Under Tier 2 it may be...


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May 19, 2015

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Excavations into the ground intended to collect and hold water require authorization under the Water Act. This document was written to provide guidance to Water Act approval writers when responding to inquiries or applications for Water Act approvals or licences for dugouts, borrow pits or other...


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November 1, 2014

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Based on the input gathered through the Water Conversation, the Government of Alberta has identified a number of strategic actions in each of the four main topic areas. The strategic actions fall into two categories: short-term and long-term. The short-term actions are designed to respond to...


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June 1, 2013

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In summer of 2012, the Government of Alberta approved the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan and with it, three environmental management frameworks that aim to manage the cumulative effects of different activities in the region. The Groundwater Management Framework outlines a strategy for monitoring,...


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February 1, 2013

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The Government of Alberta is responsible for ensuring the wise use of the province's water resources on behalf of all Albertans. In entrusting this right to government, Albertans expect water will be managed and conserved to ensure a healthy environment and a high quality of life, now and in the...


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August 1, 2012

Description

In summer of 2012, the Government of Alberta approved the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan and with it, three environmental management frameworks that aim to manage the cumulative effects of different activities in the region. The Groundwater Management Framework outlines a strategy for monitoring,...


Views: 1293
Last Modified

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...