Rural Water Resources Planner: Northwest Territories
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Northwest Territories

General Information

The federal Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) has responsibility for managing and regulating the water resources of the Northwest Territories (NWT). The department's Water Management and Water webpages provide information on AANDC's role and the relevant legislation and regulatory processes.

The AANDC website also has some water related publications:

Water Licenses

A number of water boards are responsible for issuing water licenses in various areas of NWT, including: