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February 12, 2024

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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...


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February 12, 2024

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The Government of Alberta is responsible for the creation and implementation of policy and legislation to ensure the quality and quantity of our water resources, and to ensure thriving ecosystems...


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January 17, 2024

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This information sheet explains Alberta's water priority system, which is based on seniority. This "first in time, first in right" (FITFIR) system has been a key principle of granting and...


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February 3, 2023

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In Alberta, water is owned by the Crown and its use is regulated by Environment and Protected Areas under the Water Act. The goal of this guide is to clarify the process applicants must follow...


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November 1, 2022

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Report on the progress of the Watershed Resiliency and Restoration Program since its inception in 2014. The program aims to build long-term watershed resiliency to flood and drought by improving...


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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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December 1, 2020

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The Water Conservation Policy for Upstream Oil and Gas Operations provides policy direction for water use in major upstream oil and gas operations where additional water conservation measures are...


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April 1, 2018

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This document reports a summary of results for indicators and triggers established in the Lower Athabasca Region Surface Water Quantity Management framework for the Lower Athabasca River, from the...


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February 1, 2017

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ESRD has established the WRRP to promote the long-term ability of watersheds to mitigate the effects of future flood and drought events. The primary objective of the program is to increase the...


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August 1, 2016

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This progress report Includes accountability statement, vision, mission, goals, program highlights, project grant partners, priority watersheds, funding allocation,partner achievements, and...