The Wapiti River Management Plan Terms of Reference are available here.
The open house is cancelled
Due to the COVID-19 virus and the importance to minimize risk to public health, the Wapiti River Water Management Plan Open House, scheduled on
March 19, has been cancelled.
Options are being explored to offer a forum to discuss the plan and to ask questions.
While work is ongoing to get approval for the Wapiti River Management Plan, please note that Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) continues to ensure that prospective licensees and water licence applicants are proactively designing their plans with due consideration given to the Wapiti River Water Management Plan objectives. Water licence applicants within the basin are expected to make adjustments to their applications where necessary to meet the WRWMP water diversion limits.
The Wapiti River Water Management (WRWMP) Stakeholder Group consists of municipalities within the region as well as provincial and federal government departments, industry, user groups and the Might Peace Watershed Alliance. The group is tasked with providing recommendations to the Provincial Government as outlined in their approved Terms of Reference.
The WRWMP will make recommendations will consider impacts caused from both point and non-point source inputs.ons on water quantity and quality that seek an acceptable balance among environmental, social and economic interests. Water quantity recommendations will consider surface water use, including ground water that has a direct hydrological connection to the surface. Water quality recommendations will consider impacts caused from both point and non-point source inputs.