Getting Our Acts Together

Here are a few links to federal and provincial laws, regulations and guidelines  that are important for protection of watersheds:

Alberta:

Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act 2009

Water Act 2009

Municipal Affairs Act

Water Legislation, Regulations & Guidelines

Wetland Restoration/Compensation Guide 2007

Groundwater Evaluation Guideline 2003

Also see this ESRD web page on the impact of land use on water.

 

Canada:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life 2007

Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Agricultural Water Uses

Recreational Water Quality Guidelines and Aesthetics

 

US EPA

Water Quality Standards for Surface Waters

Water Quality Criteria

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