NOTICE: Please visit NEW Alberta’s River Basins website.
This website will be removed in the fall of 2016.
||Data and advisories now also available through the Alberta Rivers app for iOS and Android.
Data content on the Alberta Basins website has changed. Data is higher-resolution (with values every 15 minutes where available), more current, and is displayed in current time (daylight or standard, depending on the season).
First select a Water Basin by either clicking the water basin on the map
OR by selecting the water basin from this list. Then go to #2. to
select the type information want to see for the selected water basin.
Next, after the water basin has been selected,
select the type of information you want to
see. Then click View Result.
The Milk River is the smallest of the province's major river basins encompassing
an area of about 6,500 km2. The
river is a northern part of the Missouri-Mississippi River Basin. The
Milk River enters Alberta from Montana, flows eastward through the southern
portion of the province prior to looping back to Montana. Mean annual
flows entering Alberta are 106,000 dam3
and leaving Alberta are 167,000 dam3.
The town of Milk River is one of the few towns in the basin.