Water Supply Outlook for Alberta

October 2003

Reservoir Storage Conditions

As of October 1, 2003, water storage in the major irrigation reservoirs in the Oldman River basin is below-normal, except at Keho Lake which is normal.

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

Water storage is generally below-normal to normal as of October 1, 2003 in the major hydroelectric and irrigation reservoirs of the Bow River basin, however the Glenmore Reservoir in Calgary and Travers Reservoir are above-normal.

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

In the Athabasca River basin, the storage level at the South Heart Reservoir is below-normal.

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

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