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August 10, 2017

Description

This fact sheet was created a resource to help Alberta farmers and rural landowners better understand their water rights.


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January 1, 2016

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Under the Water Act, excavations into the ground which may collect and hold water, such as dugouts, borrow pits, sand and gravel pits, or other pits/excavations that are created for resource extraction or other purposes require authorization. This fact sheet provides information on each of these...


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August 1, 2015

Description

Under the Water Act, an authorization is required for diverting and using surface and groundwater in Alberta except under specific circumstances and for some uses.


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March 25, 2013

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This information letter clarifies the requirement for temporary water diversion licenses in non-settled areas under the Water (Ministerial) Regulation, and how it is implemented.


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January 1, 2008

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To divert and use surface or ground water in Alberta requires a licence under the province's Water Act. The licence identifies the water source, location of diversion site, volume, rate and timing of water to be diverted, priority of the "water right" established by the licence, and nay...


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September 1, 2002

Description

Alberta’s Water Act requires a licence be obtained before diversion of water takes place. This fact sheet provides a brief overview of requirements for diverting and using water for household purposes and for agricultural use.