Water Supply Outlook for Alberta

February 2007

Milk River Basin - Water Supply Forecasts

As of February 1, 2007, below average natural runoff volumes are forecast for the March to September 2007 period in the Milk River basin (Table 2). Current forecasts in the basin range from 79 to 83% of the median, 7 to 20% higher than volumes recorded during the March through September 2006 period. For the Milk River at Milk River, current forecasted values for the March to September 2007 period would rank 33rd lowest in 91 years of record (1912-2001).

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