Network Details

* Sites for this network are not yet included in the Water Data Catalogue

Network Type

Water Quality

Agency

Government of Yukon
Yukon Energy, Mines, and Resources - Assessment and Abandoned Mines
Website: http://www.emr.gov.yk.ca/aam/

Program objectives and description

To monitor water quantity and quality at Type II Abandoned Mines (Faro, Mount Nansen and Clinton Creek). At Clinton Creek, monitoring is conducted once per year. At Mount Nansen, 15 sites are sampled every two weeks. At the Faro Anvil Mine, sampling includes all requirements in the previous water licences for the site, with daily to quarterly sampling frequencies for various parameters. Sampling at all sites is typically conducted by contractors, and the results are submitted to the AAMB as part of monthly and annual reporting.

Sampling Information

Number of sites: information not available

Data availability: Inquire at Assessment and Abandoned Mines Branch.

Contact Information

Name: Patricia Randell

Address: PO Box 2703 (K-419) Whitehorse YT Y1A 2C6

Phone: 1-867-667-3208

Fax: 1-867-667-3208

Email: patricia.randell@gov.yk.ca