Water Supply Outlook for Alberta

March 2007

Milk River Basin - Water Supply Forecasts

As of March 1, 2007, below average to average natural runoff volumes are forecast for the March to September 2007 period in the Milk River basin (Table 3). Current forecasts in the basin range from 89 to 94% of the median, 18 to 30% 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 41st lowest in 91 years of record (1912-2001).

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