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Tags: Water management

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Last Modified

May 13, 2015

Description

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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April 4, 2014

Description

Heightened nutrient levels in the Bow River downstream of Calgary have long been a concern. In the 1970s and 1980s, high nutrient levels resulted in excessive aquatic plant growth resulting in low dissolved oxygen and occasional fish mortality. An interim policy on effluent limits was released by...


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March 1, 2014

Description

Eight scenarios were run with the Bow River Water Quality Model (BRWQM) to support the Bow River Phosphorus Management Plan (PMP). The scenarios predicted close to 10% increase in the instream Total Phosphorus (TP) concentration above Highwood River using the loading projected by 2039. The...


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March 1, 2014

Description

The GOA is reporting to Albertans on the status of the management response to air and surface water trigger exceedances at monitoring stations in the Lower Athabasca Region for the year 2012. This is done under the Air Quality Management Framework for Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) and Sulphur Dioxide...


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November 1, 2013

Description

The SWAT (Soil Water Assessment Tool) model was selected to simulate different agricultural practices and BMP options in Crowfoot Creek. The Crowfoot Creek watershed was selected as a pilot study area for rural nonpoint source BMP scenario modeling in Bow River Basin. Seven scenarios were run...


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November 1, 2013

Description

Land Stewardship Centre (LSC) is working to bring awareness and knowledge of the Investment Framework for Environmental Resources to Alberta, and in particular, to key decision makers, land-use planners and program developers, in an effort to grow the capacity for implementing an asset-based,...


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Last Modified

April 1, 2000

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The previous guidelines on wastewater irrigation entitled, A practical guide to Municipal Wastewater Irrigation - Discussions and Guidelines, was first published by Alberta Environment in June, 1984. These guidelines were intended for the use of municipalities considering irrigation as a method...


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Last Modified

October 1, 1997

Description

Topics covered in this two-page fact sheet include: extent of ownership of beds and shores, effect of flooding on ownership, affect of drought on ownership, accreted lands, access to bed and shore, and management of bed and shores.


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Last Modified

June 24, 1994

Description

This document focuses on the resource manager's approval process for extraction activities of surface materials in relation to existing guidelines or studies undertaken by different agencies. Many of these guidelines and studies have not been used by field staff in the past.


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Last Modified

March 1, 1993

Description

The Canmore Flood Risk Mapping Study was conducted as part of the Canada-Alberta Flood Damage Reduction Program to prepare flood risk maps for a 20 km reach of the Bow River from the Banff National Park boundary, through the Town of Canmore,to downstream of Dead Man Flat. This study is concerned...