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April 1, 2018

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This document reports a summary of results for indicators and triggers established in the Lower Athabasca Region Surface Water Quantity Management framework for the Lower Athabasca River, from the time the framework took effect in October 2015 until the end of 2016.


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April 1, 2018

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Presents results of monthly monitoring of water quality indicators at the Old Fort monitoring station on the Athabasca River for 2016, and reports whether water quality triggers or limits were exceeded during this period. The report was prepared by Environmental Monitoring and Science Division of...


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December 4, 2017

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Prepared by Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) Environmental Monitoring and Science Division, this report presents monthly water quality results from the Old Fort monitoring station, Athabasca River, Alberta for 2015.


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August 1, 2017

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The report presents results of a water quality monitoring program completed on the Athabasca River. During the winter of 2015, Alberta Environment and Parks conducted a synoptic survey on the Athabasca River. The purpose of the study was threefold: to evaluate winter spatial patterns in water...


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July 1, 2016

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Presents background information on the Bow River Phosphorus Management Plan and the steps to be taken to move the plan from paper to action, including the establishment of an implementation committee. The goal of the plan is to address sources of phosphorus in the middle reach of the Bow River...


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September 1, 2015

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The scientific study of lakes helps us assess lake conditions and monitor changes over time. This is especially important as we are seeing increased pressure on lakes due to shoreline development, agricultural practices, vegetation removal, intensive land-use and increased recreational use....


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July 1, 2015

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The loss of phosphorus from the landscape can negatively affect the environment, with water quality being the primary concern. Within agricultural systems, beneficial management practices are used in the application and management of phosphorus in order to prevent or minimize losses. It is...


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May 13, 2015

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In 2008, Alberta Environment adopted a management framework for the Muskeg River watershed. The management framework defines criteria for evaluation of water quantity and water quality in the Muskeg River watershed. Observed conditions are compared against scientifically established limits that...


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May 13, 2015

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Twin Valley Reservoir was first filled in 2003 following construction of a new dam on the Little Bow River near its confluence with Mosquito Creek. To fill and operate the new reservoir, increased diversion from the Highwood River to Women’s Coulee and to the Little Bow River occurs in spring...


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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.