Network Details

Network Type

Water Quality

Agency

Government of Yukon
Environment Yukon - Water Resources Branch
Website: http://www.env.gov.yk.ca/air-water-waste/waterquality.php

Program objectives and description

Water Quality data (both surface and groundwater) collected in association with activities which require water licences issued by the Yukon Water Board under the Waters Act. Data include those submitted by licensees or licensee applicants, as well as data collected by government for the purpose of compliance, auditing, or baseline data collection.

Sampling Information

Number of sites: 1159 total sites, 488 active sites

Parameter measured: Water chemistry - Biological, Hydrological - Depth to groundwater, Water chemistry - Inorganics, Water chemistry - Metals, Water chemistry - Nutrients, Water chemistry - Organics, Water chemistry - Other, Water chemistry - Physical, Hydrological - Streamf

Period of record: 1975 to present

Sampling frequencies: Annually Seasonal, Bi-annually Seasonal, Daily, Daily Seasonal, Every 2 Weeks, Every 2 Weeks Seasonal, Infrequently Seasonal, Monthly, Monthly Seasonal, One Time Seasonal, Periodically, Periodically Seasonal, Quarterly, Quarterly Seasonal, Weekly, Weekly

Data availability: Data requests can be made to Water Resources Branch.

Contact Information

Name: Brendan Mulligan

Address: PO Box 2703 (V-310) Whitehorse YT Y1A 2C6

Phone: 1-867-667-3217

Fax: 1-867-667-3195

Email: Brendan.Mulligan@gov.yk.ca