Water Supply Outlook for Alberta

February 2006

North Saskatchewan River Basin - Water Supply Forecasts

As of February 1, 2006, natural runoff volumes for the March to September 2006 period are forecast to be below average into the Bighorn and Brazeau Reservoirs, and for Edmonton, ranging from 84 to 94% of average (Table 7). Current forecasted values for the March to September period for the North Saskatchewan River at Edmonton would rank 26th lowest in 91-years of record (1912-2001).

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