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Data Sources and Methods for the Freshwater Quality in Canadian Rivers Indicator

Annex 1: Monitoring programs providing data on ambient water quality

Annex 1: Monitoring programs providing data on ambient water quality
Province/territoryMonitoring programOrganization(s)
All CanadaFederal Water Quality Monitoring and Surveillance Division (WQMSD) network (NWT, YK, BC, AB, SK, MB, ON, QC, NB, NS, NL, PEI – transboundary and interprovincial monitoring sites, federal lands)Environment Canada
AlbertaLong-term River Network monitoring programAlberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development
British ColumbiaCanada-British Columbia Water Quality Monitoring AgreementBritish Columbia Ministry of Environment, WQMSD Environment Canada
ManitobaAmbient water quality monitoring networkManitoba Water Stewardship
New BrunswickCanada-New Brunswick Water Quality Monitoring AgreementWQMSD Environment Canada, New Brunswick Department of Environment
New BrunswickLong-range Transport of Atmospheric Pollutants ProgramWQMSD Environment Canada
New BrunswickSurface water monitoring network, National Parks projectNew Brunswick Department of Environment and local government
Newfoundland and LabradorCanada-Newfoundland and Labrador Water Quality Monitoring AgreementWQMSD Environment Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation
Nova ScotiaLong-range Transport of Atmospheric Pollutants ProgramWQMSD Environment Canada
Nova ScotiaNova Scotia Automated Surface Water Quality Monitoring NetworkNova Scotia Environment
OntarioProvincial Water Quality Monitoring Network with the Conservation AuthoritiesOntario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
Prince Edward IslandCanada-Prince Edward Island Water Quality AgreementWQMSD Environment Canada, Prince Edward Island Department of Environment, Energy and Forestry
QuebecCanada-Quebec Water Quality AgreementWQMSD Environment Canada, Ministère du Développement durable, Environnement et Lutte contre les changements climatiques du Québec
QuebecRéseau-RivièresMinistère du Développement durable, Environnement et Lutte contre les changements climatiques du Québec
SaskatchewanSaskatchewan Ministry of Environment Surface Water Quality Monitoring ProgramSaskatchewan Ministry of Environment
Northwest Territories and NunavutParks Canada Western Arctic Parks water quality monitoring program (Aulavik & Tuktut Nogait); Environment Canada-Parks Canada water quality monitoring program in Eastern Arctic Parks (Quttinirpaaq & Auyuittuq); Environment Canada-Parks Canada water quality monitoring program in Nahanni National Park; Government of Northwest Territories water quality programs in the Northwest Territories basins (Coppermine, Yellowknife, Lockhart, Slave, Hay, Liard, Peel, Snare, Burnside River basins)WQMSD Environment Canada, Parks Canada, Government of Northwest Territories (Environment and Natural Resources)
YukonCanada-Yukon Water Quality Monitoring Network; Parks Canada Western Arctic Parks water quality monitoring program (Ivvavik National Park)Yukon Environment, WQMSD Environment Canada, Parks Canada