Network Details

Network Type

Hydrometeorological

Agency

Government of Canada
Environment Canada - Water Survey of Canada
Website: http://www.ec.gc.ca/rhc-wsc

Other Agencies Involved

Water Resources Branch, Environment Yukon.

Program objectives and description

To provide Yukon hydrometric information as part of a national framework for hydrometric monitoring. Originally established in the 1940s to provide hydrometric information related to river transportation, and expanded several times to allow for hydroelectric and mining development.

Sampling Information

Number of sites: 109 total sites, 68 active sites

Parameter measured: Water chemistry - Physical, Hydrological - Streamflow discharge, Hydrological - Surface water level

Period of record: 1902 to present

Sampling frequencies: Continuous, Continuous, Continuous Seasonal, Periodically, Periodically, Periodically Seasonal

Data availability: Real-time and archived data are available online.

Network URL: http://wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/search/search_e.html?sType=h2oArc

Network Spec Url: http://wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/search/searchRealTime_e.html

Contact Information

Name: Wade Hanna

Address: 91782 Alaska Highway, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5B7

Phone: 1-867-393-6890

Fax: 1-867-668-3948

Email: wade.hanna@ec.gc.ca