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27 results found for: "Environment (1971-1992, 1999-2011)"

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Views: 158
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March 11, 2014

Description

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 action, Alberta Environment is putting in place a water management framework for immediate protection...


Views: 230
Last Modified

December 1, 2010

Description

This book was developed to inform Albertans about the province’s water, and some current challenges facing our water resources. It outlines where our water comes from, who uses water in the province, and how water quality and quantity is managed.

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Views: 513
Last Modified

November 1, 2010

Description

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 provides guidelines for filling out applications for a license to divert and use groundwater or to conduct...


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June 1, 2010

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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.


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September 1, 2009

Description

Alberta Environment regulates waterworks systems that supply water to approximately 80 per cent of the province's population. The purpose of this document is to outline: the process followed by the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Committee on Drinking Water to develop the Guidelines for Canadian...


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August 1, 2009

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This protocol is intended to ensure that test results that exceed the bacteriological criteria as described in the latest editions of the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality, or other potential failures, are communicated to the appropriate parties so that follow-up action can be taken...


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June 1, 2008

Description

This water management plan has a very specific focus: To make recommendations to Alberta Environment decision makers concerning water quantity management in the watersheds of the Upper Highwood and Upper Little Bow Rivers. This volume of the plan replaces the Interim Highwood Diversion Plan of...


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June 1, 2008

Description

This water management plan has a very specific focus: To make recommendations to Alberta Environment decision makers concerning water quantity management in the watersheds of the Upper Highwood and Upper Little Bow Rivers. This water management plan does not apply to the Sheep River watershed....


Views: 85
Last Modified

February 1, 2007

Description

This Water Management Framework is designed to protect the ecological integrity of the lower Athabasca River during oil sands development. It represents the work of Alberta Environment and Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The Cumulative Environmental Management Association (CEMA) a multi-stakeholder...


Views: 163
Last Modified

August 15, 2006

Description

The Cold Lake-Beaver River Water Management Plan was adopted in 1985 to provide direction on managing water resources in the combined Cold Lake and Beaver River basins located approximately 300 km northeast of Edmonton. The intent of the plan was to provide for an adequate quantity and quality of...