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Government of Canada
Environment Canada - Freshwater Quality Monitoring & Surveillance
Environment Yukon, Water Resources Branch
To provide information to assess long-term trends in water quality. Information from this network is also used for a variety of other purposes: e.g., development of water quality guidelines, environmental assessments, reporting on environmental health, and the assessment of water quality compliance with existing guidelines and objectives. Most stations are located on drainages of interest to both federal and territorial governments.
Number of sites: 55 total sites, 13 active sites
Parameter measured: Water chemistry - Inorganics, Water chemistry - Metals, Microbiological - Microbiological, Water chemistry - Nutrients, Water chemistry - Organics, Water chemistry - Physical
Period of record: 1980 to present
Sampling frequencies: Every 2 weeks, Every 2 weeks, Infrequently, Monthly, Unknown, Weekly
Data availability: Available on Environment Canada’s website.
Network URL: http://www.ec.gc.ca/eaudouce-freshwater/Default.asp?lang=En&n=6F77A064-1
Network Spec Url: http://aquatic.pyr.ec.gc.ca/webdataonlinenational
Name: Kristie Trainor
Address: 201 - 401 Burrard St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3S5