Nova Scotia Environment is responsible for the management of water resources in Nova Scotia.
In 2010 the department completed a water resources strategy document for managing Nova Scotia's water resources. More detail can be found on the Nova Scotia's Water Resources Management Strategy webpage.
The Water for Life Water Portal website provides access to information management, mapping, communication and education materials on Nova Scotia's water resources.
Information on the surface water resources, the management and monitoring programs and regulation and policy are accessible from Nova Scotia Environment's Nova Scotia Surface Water webpage. This webpage also provides access to information on Nova Scotia's surface water resources through links to the Freshwater Hydrology and Freshwater Wetlands sections of the Natural History of Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia has a number of monitoring programs to track long-term trends in surface water quality and assess the effectiveness of their water management activities. The various programs are described and are accessible from Nova Scotia Environment's Monitoring and Reporting webpage.
on drinking water quality and the province's drinking water strategy is
available on the Drinking