Alberta Environment's Water webpage provides access to information on a number of water-related topic including water policy, legislation and regulation, water management, water quality and quantity, drinking and waste water, publications and education.There are also numerous sources of water information on the Water for Life webpage which outlines the provincial goals and stategies for managing water resources in Alberta.
A variety of real time hydrometric, meteorological and other information can be accessed at Alberta Environment's Alberta's River Basins page, for a number of locations in each of the seven major river basins in Alberta.
This webpage also provides access to the following webpages:
The Flood Risk Map Information System site provides available Flood Risk Map information throughout the province. This is achieved using a Geographical Information System (GIS) based site that has the ability to show detail at the street/property level. Sites can be located by inputting a municipality, postal code, lot block plan or legal land description.
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development provides the on-line factsheet: Drought Proofing Farm Water Supplies, that discusses drought proofing farm water supplies.
Agricultural soil moisture and precipitation conditions are reported on the Agricultural Moisture Situation Update webpage.
Alberta Environments's Alberta's River Basins page provides maps of Alberta's seven major drainage basins.
Drainage areas for the delineations of the gross and effective drainage areas for hydrometric gauging stations throughout the Alberta, are available from the AAFC geospacial library.
Information on flows in Alberta's major rivers can be found on Alberta Environment's Alberta's River Basins page.
Alberta Environment's Surface Water Runoff page supplies median annual unit runoff maps for the province of Alberta for select watersheds. The maps are based on the PFRA "Annual Unit Runoff on the Canadian Prairies, Hydrology Report #135", 1994 (PDF). This study evaluated the annual unit runoff for various exceedence levels across the prairies.
Bathymetric surveys of most major lakes in Alberta are available for purchase from Map Town Limited.
The Surface Water Quality Program home page provides a description of water quality conditions in Alberta's lakes, rivers, reservoirs and wetlands. An overview of historic and current data, as well as instructions to obtain more detailed information is also provided.
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development has a number of publications on various water quality topics including protection, stream monitoring, treatment and watershed level information.
Surface water quality data can be accessed from Alberta Environment's Surface Water Quality Data page.
Additional information can be found at Alberta Environment's Information Center.