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October 31, 2022

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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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November 23, 2021

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Alberta's Water Act requires that an approval and/or license be obtained before undertaking an activity in a water body or before diverting and using water from a water body. This document ...


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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...