Municipal Affairs and Environment


December 18, 2006

December 13, 2006

December 11, 2006

December 8, 2006

November 22, 2006

October 19, 2006

September 18, 2006

  • Real Time Water Quality Monitoring at the Aur Resources Duck Pond Mine
    Two surface water probes have been installed in brooks with natural flow near each end of the tailings pond at the Duck Pond mine site. In addition, a groundwater probe has been installed within 100m of the tailings pond. The purpose of these probes is to monitor various water quality parameters on a near real time basis, thus providing early detection for changes in water quality in the immediate vicinity of the tailings pond and to take appropriate mitigative measures if needed.

September 11, 2006

August 17, 2006

  • Drinking Water Safety Annual Report 2005 PDF (1.2 MB)
    This annual report is written to provide current information on the overall state of public water supplies in Newfoundland and Labrador and to outline the progress of activities and accomplishments under the multi-barrier strategic action plan for drinking water safety. The report also outlines government's plan for ensuring safe drinking water in the future.

July 28, 2006

July 4, 2006

June 15, 2006

June 12, 2006

May 24, 2006

April 11, 2006

  • Ambient water quality data from over 100 Newfoundland and Labrador sites sampled under a joint Federal-Provincial Water Quality Monitoring Agreement (WQMA) is now available to the general public through an innovative Geographic Information System (GIS) based Federal-Provincial website called the Canada-Newfoundland/Labrador Aqua Link (CANAL).

March 28, 2006

  • Permits to Operate for Water Distribution Systems, Water Treatment Plants, Sewage Collection Systems and Sewage Treatment Plants are required under Section 38 of the Water Resources Act. These permits are an integral part of the Department's regulatory program directed at ensuring public health and environmental protection. Forms are now available for use by communities to assist them in meeting their obligations as required under the Permit to Operate. It will also allow communities to keep reliable operational and maintenance records of their water and sewerage systems.

March 24, 2006

March 15, 2006

February 21, 2006

February 17, 2006

January 25, 2006

  • Satellite RADAR imagery used to determine the location of the river ice front and to calibrate the "Ice Progression Model" used for flood forecasting at Badger is available.

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