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January 30, 2019

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Cyanobacteria (also referred to as blue-green algae) are common photosynthetic bacteria that live in surface waters. Under favorable conditions, such as warm water and high nutrient content, these bacteria can form nuisance “blooms”. The presence of blooms in recreational water causes unpleasant...


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March 1, 2018

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MULTISAR is a program focused on multi-species conservation at the landscape level that promotes stewardship through voluntary participation of landholders on both Crown and private lands. The program is a collaborative effort among landholders, Alberta Conservation Association, Alberta...


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July 7, 2015

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This Alberta Official Statistic summarizes annual results of calculations of air quality index values as calculated by quality-assured and quality-controlled hourly ambient air quality data. It reports the number of hours of Poor and Very Poor air quality. It also includes an overview of the...


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July 1, 2006

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This document provides a short summary of the scientific steps and processes involved in aquatic ecosystem monitoring. It spells out guiding principles and the accountability considerations necessary to ensure that high quality, scientific, reliable information is available to make informed...


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Last Modified

March 1, 2006

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This document outlines procedures used by Alberta Environment for field sampling in aquatic ecosystems of Alberta. Each protocol consists of a brief description of purpose, general background on the sampling technique, the type of sampling equipment required, a step-by-step procedure to collect...


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Last Modified

February 1, 2006

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This report is one in a series of nineteen that provide a brief assessment of recent and historical information collected through the Provincial Parks Lake Monitoring Program in an attempt to describe current states of water quality in these recreational waters. These waterbodies vary...


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Last Modified

April 1, 1996

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The volunteer citizens' lake monitoring program was conceived in response to concerns expressed by lakeshore property owners that the water quality of their lake was deteriorating. The samples collected by volunteer citizens provide background information that can be used to assess future...


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Last Modified

February 1, 1996

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This report is an initial attempt to understand why fecal coliforms, copper, zinc, lead and iron do not meet Prairie Provinces Water Board Objectives on some occasions in the Red Deer River at Bindloss, Alberta, the PPWB long-term monitoring site.


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Last Modified

April 1, 1995

Description

The volunteer citizens' lake monitoring program was conceived in response to concerns expressed by lakeshore property owners that the water quality of their lake was deteriorating. The samples collected by volunteer citizens provide background information that can be used to assess future...


Views: 46
Last Modified

December 1, 1994

Description

A water quality sampling program was conducted at Chestermere Lake and along the Western Irrigation District canal during the open water seasons of 1992 and 1993. This program was designed to determine whether Calgary's storm water has any major impact on water quality in the WID canal and...