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

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January 10, 2019

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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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February 1, 2017

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ESRD has established the WRRP to promote the long-term ability of watersheds to mitigate the effects of future flood and drought events. The primary objective of the program is to increase the natural ability of the province's watersheds to reduce the intensity, magnitude, duration and effects of...


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September 22, 2016

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The Directive provides direction and clarification regarding interpretation of Bow, Oldman and South Saskatchewan River Basin Water Allocation Order and is mandatory for decision-makers with jurisdiction to allocate water in Alberta.


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April 1, 2016

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Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD) regulates work in or near Alberta's water bodies, including lakes, rivers, streams. creeks. and wetlands. ESRD addresses impacts from this work to the aquatic environment through the approvals process under the provincial Water Act. Section...


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July 13, 2015

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The purpose of this study was to conduct a flood mitigation feasibility study for the areas within the Peace River Basin in Alberta that have historically been flooded and are likely to be impacted by future flooding. A water management plan was included and consists of recommending flood...


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May 13, 2015

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Riparian areas on public land are the vegetation zones next to flowing and standing water bodies. Although they make up only about two per cent of the land in Alberta, they are often far more productive than the adjoining upland. Because of this, they are used extensively by wildlife,...


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February 1, 2015

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The Surface Water Quality Management Framework focuses on the lower Athabasca River downstream of the Grand Rapids to the Athabasca River Delta. It sets surface water quality triggers and limits for 38 indicators measured at the Old Fort monitoring station.


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November 1, 2014

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In February 2013, the Government of Alberta began a renewed conversation with stakeholders, First Nations, Metis organizations and all Albertans about the province's water resources. this document provides a summary of the discussions.