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Data Sources and Methods for the Freshwater Quality 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)
AlbertaLong-term River Network monitoring programAlberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development
AlbertaPrairie Provinces Water BoardEnvironment Canada, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development
British ColumbiaCanada–British Columbia Water Quality Monitoring AgreementBritish Columbia Ministry of Environment, Environment Canada
British Columbia and YukonFederal Water Quality Monitoring ProgramEnvironment Canada, Parks Canada
ManitobaPrairie Provinces Water Board, Canada–Manitoba Water Quality Monitoring AgreementEnvironment Canada, Manitoba Water Stewardship
ManitobaInternational Red River Board, Federal Water Quality Monitoring ProgramInternational Red River Board, including Environment Canada and Manitoba Water Stewardship
ManitobaAmbient water quality monitoring networkManitoba Water Stewardship
New BrunswickCanada–New Brunswick Water Quality Monitoring AgreementEnvironment Canada, New Brunswick Department of Environment
New BrunswickLong-range Transport of Atmospheric Pollutants ProgramEnvironment 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 AgreementEnvironment Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation
Nova ScotiaLong-range Transport of Atmospheric Pollutants ProgramEnvironment Canada
Nova ScotiaNova Scotia Automated Surface Water Quality Monitoring NetworkNova Scotia Environment
Nova ScotiaFederal Surface Water Quality Monitoring NetworkEnvironment Canada
OntarioProvincial Water Quality Monitoring NetworkOntario Ministry of the Environment
Prince Edward IslandCanada–Prince Edward Island Water Quality AgreementEnvironment Canada, Prince Edward Island Department of Environment, Energy and Forestry
QuebecRéseau-RivièresMinistère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs du Québec
QuebecThe State of the St. Lawrence Monitoring ProgramEnvironment Canada
SaskatchewanPrairie Provinces Water BoardEnvironment Canada, Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment
SaskatchewanSouris River Bilateral Agreement, Federal Water Quality Monitoring ProgramInternational Souris River Board, including Environment Canada and Manitoba Water Stewardship
SaskatchewanSaskatchewan Ministry of Environment Surface Water Quality Monitoring ProgramSaskatchewan Ministry of Environment
Northwest Territories and NunavutEnvironment Canada northern long-term water quality monitoring network; Alberta–Northwest Territories transboundary rivers water quality monitoring program; Parks 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; Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada water quality programs in the Northwest Territories basins (Coppermine, Yellowknife, Lockhart, Slave, Hay, Liard, Peel, Snare, Burnside River basins)Environment Canada, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Parks Canada, Alberta Environment, Government of Northwest Territories (Environment and Natural Resources), Government of Nunavut (Department of Environment)
YukonCanada-Yukon Water Quality Monitoring Network; Parks Canada Western Arctic Parks water quality monitoring program (Ivvavik National Park)Yukon Environment, Environment Canada, Parks Canada