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Water Act : dugouts, borrow pits and other pits/ excavations

Description

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 types of excavations, when exemptions may be possible, and how to apply for authorization to excavate.

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Water Act borrow pits dewatering activities disturbance of groundwater dugouts end pit lakes excavations pits water diversion

Title and publication information

Type
Fact Sheet
Alternative Title

Dugouts, borrow pits and other pits/ excavations

Extent

2 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Environment and Parks

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Environment

Resource Dates

Date Created

2016-01-01

Date Added

2018-05-10T17:21:11.336284

Date Modified

2016-01-01

Date Issued

2016-01-01

Audience information

Identifiers

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Environment and Parks