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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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September 1, 2015

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The application of a dynamic water quality model representing the North Saskatchewan River (NSR) reaches, being potentially impacted by activities in the Capital Region and Industrial Heartland (IH), was identified by the IH Steering Committee as a key component in providing support for...


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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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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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December 19, 2014

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Pigeon and Wabamun Lakes are among the most heavily used recreational lakes in Alberta. Recently, apparent increases in algal blooms and fish kills have threatened the ecological integrity of these systems and may negatively affect their value to users. Limnological studies for the lakes are...


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August 1, 2014

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The purpose of this report was to provide a synoptic evaluation of the North Saskatchewan River and anthropogenic impacts on that system. The report summarizes data collected from 2007-2012 and builds on findings from technical study reports produced during this time period, including information...


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August 1, 2014

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The Government of Alberta is reporting to Albertans on the condition of air and surface water in the Lower Athabasca Region for the year 2012. Through Air Quality Management Framework for Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulphur Dioxide and the Lower Athabasca Region Surface Water Quality Management...


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July 14, 2014

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This document updates and expands surface water quality and aquatic ecosystem guidelines for Alberta and provides science-based recommendations that protect water uses and form a cornerstone of aquatic ecosystem management and protection. Included are guidelines for surface water quality (to...


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June 10, 2014

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The Bow River begins in the Rocky Mountains and runs through foothills onto the prairies, ending at the confluence with the Oldman River, where it becomes the South Saskatchewan River. The river is an important source of water for municipal use, livestock, irrigation, fisheries, recreational use...


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Last Modified

June 10, 2014

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The Bow River begins in the Rocky Mountains and runs through foothills onto the prairies, ending at the confluence with the Oldman River, where it becomes the South Saskatchewan River. The river is an important source of water for municipal use, livestock, irrigation, fisheries, recreational use...