Water Supply Outlook for Alberta

January 2004

Milk River Basin - Water Supply Forecasts

Below-average to much-below-average natural runoff volumes are forecast for the March to September 2004 period in the Milk River basin (Table 1). Current forecasts in the basin range from 51 to 54% of the median, 8 to 18% less than volumes recorded during the March through September 2003 period and approximately double those recorded in 2001. For the Milk River at Milk River, current forecasted values for the March to September 2003 period would rank 21st lowest in 91 years of record (1912-2001).

For technical enquires about this web page please contact Alberta Environment - Environmental Management Water Management Operations Branch at AENV-WebWS@gov.ab.ca