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September 24, 2021

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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 ...


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October 1, 2020

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This document summarizes work completed for the Lower Athabasca River enhanced monitoring program for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Data that has been generated from this program to date includes ...


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March 1, 2020

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This resource outlines the Certificate of Qualification requirements for operators of waterworks and wastewater systems as per the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act. It provides ...


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August 23, 2019

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This technical report, compiled by Hatfield Consulting, describes the experimental design to determine the toxicity of OSPW treated using Syncrude's coke-slurry treatment process. The three ...


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August 23, 2019

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Describes efforts being taken by provincial regulators (Alberta Environment and Parks and the Alberta Energy Regulator) to gather scientific information to inform future decisions around the ...


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March 1, 2019

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Private water well owners are responsible for managing and maintaining their water wells. This publication provides information for private well owners about how to properly manage water wells ...


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September 1, 2018

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The severe province-wide drought in the early 2000’s reaffirmed the importance and value of water to rural people across the Canadian prairies. Dry wells and dugouts, crop failures and dust storms ...


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June 1, 2016

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The Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) Water and Wastewater Operators’ Certification Guidelines (Guidelines) outline the Certificate of Qualification requirements for operators of waterworks and ...


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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, ...


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September 1, 2015

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Legislation is in place to manage and conserve our natural resources. By following this legislation, we not only ensure that we can enjoy our lakes today, but also into the future. It is ...


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September 1, 2015

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Aquatic plants along lake shorelines are important for maintaining healthy lake ecosystems. They provide habitat for fish spawning, nesting habitat for waterfowl and shorebirds, rearing sites for ...


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September 1, 2015

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Lakes are one of the most treasured aspects of the Alberta landscape. They have become an integral part of many lives, whether you are a long-time lake resident or someone who visits lakes ...


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September 1, 2015

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Cyanobacteria, often known as blue-green algae, are well adapted to growth in alkaline, nutrient-rich water bodies. During calm conditions, they can congregate near the water’s surface. These ...


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July 10, 2015

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The Alberta Community Resilience Program is a province-wide capital funding program intended to focus on long-term community resilience. Building resilience means Alberta's communities, ...


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July 2, 2015

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Information letters are used to formally communicate with regional staff in the department and other external stakeholders on matters relating to regulatory expectations or guidance on specific ...


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March 13, 2015

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The purpose of this document is to provide stream crossing assessors with a good understanding of information and issues related to the management of stream crossings in Alberta and the means to ...


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March 1, 2015

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This fact sheet presents alternatives for iron removal such as: Air injection with filtration, Shock chlorination, manganese greensand iron filter, water softener, Chlorination and filtration


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November 1, 2014

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This guideline provides information about transfers and the process for completing a transfer of a licence. The guideline also differentiates between transfers, assignments, and licence ...


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July 1, 2014

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This plan is the Approved Water Management Plan for the Battle River Basin (Alberta) and provides direction for the management of surface water and groundwater that has hydrologic connection to ...


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March 11, 2014

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Alberta Environment is setting strict limits on how much water oil sands companies can remove from the Athabasca River under a new framework that sets maximum withdrawals. With this unprecedented ...