Water Supply Outlook for Alberta

March 2015

Water Supply Forecast as of March 1, 2015 - Milk River Basin (Natural Flows)

Volume Forecast for March 1 to September 30, 2015
Locations Volume
in dam3
Volume as a % of Median Probable Range as a % of Median Potential Minimum as % of Median Forecast Ranking (lowest to highest) Recorded March-September 2014
Volume as a
% of Median
Milk River at
Western Crossing
42,000 105 76-140 50 33/98 220
Milk River
at Milk River
69,000 101 81-136 62 34/98 168
Milk River at
Eastern Crossing
96,000 96 74-117 55 35/98 108


Median is calculated for the March 1 to September 30 period from 1981 to 2008

NOTE: There is: a 50% chance that the actual natural flow will fall within the probable range given and a 25% chance that the actual flow will be less than the lower bound of the probable range given. Actual day to day streamflow conditions may vary throughout the season as a result of the effects of streamflow diversion and reservoir storage.

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