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Threats to Water Availability in Canada

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Science Liaison Branch
National Water Research Institute
Environment Canada
867 Lakeshore Road, P.O. Box 5050
Burlington, ON L7R 4A6
S&TLiaison@ec.gc.ca

Science Assessment and Integration Branch (SAIB)
Meteorological Service of Canada
Environment Canada
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Downsview, ON
M3H 5T4

National Library of Canada Cataloguing in Publication

Threats to water availability in Canada.

(NWRI scientific assessment report series, ISSN 1499-5905; no. 3)
(ACSD science assessment series; no. 1)
Issued also in French under title: Menaces pour la disponibilité de l'eau au Canada.
Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 0-662-35826-0
Cat. no. En40-237/3-2004E

1. Water-supply--Canada. 2. Water-supply--Environmental aspects--Canada. 3. Water quality management--Canada. 4. Water--Pollution--Canada.
I. National Water Research Institute (Canada) II. Meteorological Service of Canada. Atmospheric and Climate Science Directorate III. Series. IV. Series: ACSD science assessment series; no. 1.

TD226.T47 2004     333.91'00971    C2004-900155-8

This report may be cited as follows:

Environment Canada. 2004. Threats to Water Availability in Canada. National Water Research Institute, Burlington, Ontario. NWRI Scientific Assessment Report Series No. 3 and ACSD Science Assessment Series No. 1. 128 p.

Cover photo: Tangle Falls, Banff, Alberta. Copyright: Corel Corporation.

Photo credits: The Steering Committee thanks various Environment Canada staff for use of their photos in this report. Also thanked are Keith Bridger (chapter 1), Hydro-Québec (chapter 2), T.J. Pultz (chapter 4), D.W. Schindler (chapter 8), Chris Hopkinson (chapter 14), and Charles Priddle (chapter 15).