Water Supply Outlook for Alberta

July 2003

Reservoir Storage Conditions

As of July 1, 2003, water storage in the major irrigation reservoirs in the Oldman River basin is normal, except the Milk River Ridge Reservoir which is above-normal.

Water storage in the major reservoir of the Red Deer River basin is normal.

Water storage is normal to above-normal as of July 1, 2003 in the major hydroelectric and irrigation reservoirs of the Bow River basin, except the Barrier and Spray Reservoirs which are below-normal.

Storage levels in the major hydroelectric reservoirs in the North Saskatchewan River basin are below-normal for the Brazeau Reservoir and above-normal for Lake Abraham.

Storage levels in the Athabasca River basin are below-normal.

July 1, 2003 reservoir data is available in (Table 1).

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