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.

Surface water quality

Surface water quantity

Monitoring surface water quantity in the oil sands region.  


Benthic invertebrates

Snow and wet precipitation

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

Fish health, toxicology and contaminants

Acid-sensitive lakes

Monitoring acid-sensitive lakes in the oil sands region.  

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