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  • MAY, 2016 The 2016 editions of the Alberta Tier 1 and 2 guidelines come into effect on May 1, 2016. Alberta Environment and Parks and the Alberta Energy Regulator will continue to accept applications for reclamation certificates and remediation certificates that are compliant with the 2014 edition of the Alberta Tier 1 and 2 guidelines provided the laboratory analytical data report(s) from a Phase 2 environmental site assessment or confirmatory sampling event is dated on or before April 30, 2016.
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  • MAR 2016 Please note that the BC Drinking Water guidelines have now been retired. Please use the Federal Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality for any guideline comparisons.
  • MAR 2016 Updated the Federal Interim Groundwater Quality Guidelines
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  • MAR 2016 Removed the BC Approved and Working Quality Guidelines for drinking water. Please use the Canadian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines for comparing your drinking water samples.
  • FEB 2015 BC Approved Water Quality Guidelines for Cadmium for freshwater aquatic life.
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  • MAR 2015 Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality - maximum acceptable concentration (MAC) of 0.005 mg/L is established for 1,2-dichloroethane in drinking water.
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  • FEB 2014 Microsoft Internet Explorer 11. In order to use the export to Excel features in Webtrieve after updating to Internet Explorer version 11, please press ALT-T and select compatibility settings, and add the Webtrieve URL to the list of websites to use in compatibility mode.
  • FEB 2014 Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Freshwater Aquatic Life have updated the Cadmium long term guideline limits to 0.04 ug/L, which is based on hardness below 17 mg/L (as CaCO3).
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