Alberta regulates the construction and operation of designated municipal wastewater systems, along with municipal waterworks and storm drainage systems under the authority of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA).
- Interim Guidance to Authorize Reuse of Municipal and Industrial Wastewater- Aug 25, 2015 (4 pages, <1 MB)
- Standards and Guidelines for Municipal Waterworks, Wastewater and Storm Drainage Systems
- The standards and guidelines document outlines the minimum requirements that must be applied in the design, operation and performance of wastewater systems. It also provides recommended guidelines for design and operation of wastewater systems and storm drainage systems.
- Municipal Policies and Procedures Manual provides detailed information for all new or expanded municipal wastewater systems, effluent limits will be based on adopting the more stringent requirement of technology or water quality based assessments. This policy outlines the requirements to prevent/control pollution, and the procedures to determine the effluent limits.
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Updated: Dec 17, 2015