Monitoring water quality in Alberta oil sands

Observations and data evaluating pollutants in the waters of the Athabasca River system and their effects on downstream areas.

Monitoring surface water quantity in the oil sands region.
Monitoring snow and wet precipitation in the oil sands region.
  • Snow
  • Wet precipitation


Monitoring acid-sensitive lakes in the oil sands region.


Site specific monitoring and assessment in the oil sands region.

  • Representative sub-basin studies
  • Mainstem paired buoys
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