Water Supply Outlook for Alberta

March 2008

Milk River Basin - Water Supply Forecasts

As of March 1, 2008, below average to average natural runoff volumes are forecast for the March to September 2008 period in the Milk River basin (Table 2). Current forecasts in the basin range from 85 to 89% of the median, a significant increase from February 1, when forecasts ranged from 74 to 78%. For the Milk River at Milk River, current forecasted values for the March to September 2008 period would rank 37th lowest in 91 years of record (1912-2001).

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