Water Supply Outlook for Alberta

September 2003

Reservoir Storage Conditions

As of September 1, 2003, water storage in the major irrigation reservoirs in the Oldman River basin are below-normal.

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

Water storage is generally below-normal to normal as of September 1, 2003 in the major hydroelectric and irrigation reservoirs of the Bow River basin, however the Glenmore Reservoir in Calgary and Upper Kananaskis Lake 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.

Water storage in the Athabasca River basin at the South Heart Reservoir is below-normal.

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

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