Latest News and Updates

2014 State of Environment Report ready for you to view!

May 13, 2014

This report allows the public to monitor how Yukon is achieving the goal of maintaining and enhancing the quality of Yukon’s natural environment for present and future generations. It focuses on five main areas, including water.

May 2014 Snow Survey Bulletin

May 12, 2014

The bulletin provides a summary of winter meteorological and streamflow conditions for Yukon, as well as current snow depth and snow water equivalent observations for 56 locations across the territory.

Read about river ice break up in Dawson!

May 6, 2014

Yukon River ice break-up in Dawson is an event with historic significance. This year, break-up at Dawson officially occurred on May 2. Want to learn more about the factors that contributed to break-up?

Participate in Canada Water Week Events!

March 14, 2014

Get involved by participating in fun, free and educational events around Whitehorse. Together, we can raise the profile and understanding of water and the value it brings to our lives.

New network added to our data catalogue!

February 10, 2014

We have added Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada’s Peel Watershed Water Quality Sampling Special Project Network to our data catalogue.

Host your own event for Canada Water Week!

January 21, 2014

We are excitedly planning events for Canada Water Week 2014. We want to encourage you or your organization to help increase the profile of water in Yukon by hosting your own event during the week of March 17 to 23, 2014.