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Information Type: publications Tags: Water Act

Views: 785
Last Modified

January 1, 2011

Description

Before taking on any construction activity in a water body in Alberta, an approval under the province's Water Act must be obtained.


Views: 44
Last Modified

July 1, 2010

Description

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


Views: 199
Last Modified

June 1, 2010

Description

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.


Views: 914
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January 1, 2010

Description

This fact sheet provides a summary of the Water Act.


Views: 476
Last Modified

January 1, 2010

Description

Alberta's Water Act requires that an approval and/or licence be obtained before undertaking a construction activity in a water body or before diverting and using water (surface water and groundwater). Dugouts are usually used by landowners to store water for purposes such as stock watering,...


Views: 727
Last Modified

January 1, 2008

Description

To divert and use surface or ground water in Alberta requires a licence under the province's Water Act. The licence identifies the water source, location of diversion site, volume, rate and timing of water to be diverted, priority of the "water right" established by the licence, and nay...


Views: 79
Last Modified

January 16, 2007

Description

These objectives relate to the volume and quality of water to remain in rivers for the protection of a natural water body and its aquatic environment. They are flow targets under the first-in-time, first-in-right priority water allocation system and will apply to all new licences and existing...


Views: 253
Last Modified

March 1, 2001

Description

One of the activities associated with the hydrostatic testing of pipelines involves obtaining water from a natural water body. The right to divert water from a natural water body and use of the water, and the release of the hydrostatic test water to the environment after completion of the...


Views: 1111
Last Modified

January 1, 2000

Description

This fact sheet provides information about the codes regulated under the Water Act : code of practice for pipelines and telecommunication lines crossing a water body and code of practice for water course crossings.