2011-Water Quality Conditions and Long-term Trends in Alberta Lakes

Alberta Environment and Water (AEW) monitors the surface water quality of provincial lakes to evaluate short- and long-term environmental conditions, and to inform lake management and policy. Monitoring of Alberta lakes reflects the ongoing demand for knowledge on current conditions, trends, ecology and impacts on lakes. Over time this demand has come from within AEW, partners and other users of lakes. Until now, there has been no statistical evaluation of long-term water quality trends for a comprehensive set of Alberta lakes. Read More