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Tags: water quantity

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January 1, 2019

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The Surface Water Allocation Directive provides consistent water allocation decision guidance to balance both ecological needs and economic considerations where planning processes have not established water management objectives. The Directive provides guidance to water allocations from rivers,...


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February 16, 2018

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This directive does not replace or override requirements specified in other guidelines, directives, regulations, policies or legislation in effect at the time of application for a licence under the Water Act. This directive applies to hydraulic fracturing projects, typically with a longer...


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April 23, 2014

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The Water Act requires that all authorizations must have appurtenance as a condition. That is, "every permit, interim licence and licence issued pursuant to the Water Act shall specify on it the land or the undertaking to which the licence to divert is appurtenant." This guideline provides...


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April 23, 2014

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This document provides a framework that will help the project proponent (water licence applicant) or the licence holder develop a water shortage response plan.


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April 23, 2014

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Directors under the Water Act can use the administrative licensing criteria to deal with applications filed that include a change of purpose. A change to the purpose identified in a license may be considered, subject to the terms of the applicable section of the Act, through an application for an...


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Last Modified

December 1, 2002

Description

Facts and Information on Water in Alberta 2002 has been developed to help educate Albertans on the province’s water and some of our current challenges. Through increased awareness and better understanding, all Albertans can help to protect and conserve our water resources