Water Supply Outlook for Alberta

August 2002

Reservoir Storage Conditions

As of August 1, 2002, water storage levels in the major irrigation reservoirs in the Oldman (Table 1) and Red Deer (Table 2) River basins are above-normal, with the exception of Keho, Ridge, Forty Mile and Chin Reservoirs, which are normal for this time of the year.

Water storage as of August 1, 2002 in the major hydroelectric reservoirs in the Bow (Table 3) and North Saskatchewan
(Table 4) River basins are normal for this time of the season except for Lake Newell, Crawling Valley Reservoir, Lower Kananaskis Lake and Lake Abraham, which are above-normal.

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