Water Supply Outlook for Alberta

February 2008

Oldman River Basin - Water Supply Forecasts

As of February 1, 2008, natural runoff volumes for the March to September 2008 period are forecast to be below average to average for the St. Mary, Belly, Waterton, and Oldman Rivers (Table 3). Current forecasted values for the March to September 2008 period for the Oldman River at Lethbridge would rank 40th lowest in 91-years of record (1912-2001). Current natural runoff volume forecasts range from 89 to 95% of average.

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