National Long-term Water Quality Monitoring Data Long-term freshwater quality data from federal and federal-provincial sampling sites throughout Canada's aquatic ecosystems are included in this dataset. Measurements regularly include physical-chemical parameters such as temperature, pH, alkalinity, major ions, nutrients and metals. Collection includes data from active sites, as well as historical sites that have a period of record suitable for trend analysis. Sampling frequencies vary according to monitoring objectives. The number of sites in the network varies slightly from year-to-year, as sites are adjusted according to a risk-based adaptive management framework. The Great Lakes are sampled on a rotation basis and not all sites are sampled every year. Data are collected to meet federal commitments related to transboundary watersheds (rivers and lakes crossing international, inter-provincial and territorial borders) or under authorities such as the Department of the Environment Act, the Canada Water Act, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy, or to meet Canada's commitments under the 1969 Master Agreement on Apportionment. 2016-05-02 2018-07-05 Environment and Climate Change Canada ec.msqeinformation-wqmsinformation.ec@canada.ca Nature and EnvironmentMonitoringSurveillanceStatusNutrientsMajor ionsTransboundaryPesticidesWater - QualityWaterObservation/MeasurementAssess Toxicity; Manage and Monitor for Environmental Presence of Hazardous Substances and WasteMonitor / Assess Substance and Waste Levels in Air; Water; Soil; BiotaNational (CA)Water qualitySurface waterTrendsRiversLakesEnvironmentEnvironmental indicatorsMetalsBacteriaFederal provincial agreements disclaimer_avis-exclusion-de-responsabilite.txtTXT http://data.ec.gc.ca/data/substances/monitor/national-long-term-water-quality-monitoring-data/disclaimer_avis-exclusion-de-responsabilite.txt Water-Qual-Eau-Sites-National.csvCSV http://data.ec.gc.ca/data/substances/monitor/national-long-term-water-quality-monitoring-data/Water-Qual-Eau-Sites-National.csv Water-Qual-Eau-TableDescriptions.csvCSV http://data.ec.gc.ca/data/substances/monitor/national-long-term-water-quality-monitoring-data/Water-Qual-Eau-TableDescriptions.csv View ECCC Data Mart (English)HTML http://data.ec.gc.ca/data/substances/monitor/national-long-term-water-quality-monitoring-data View ECCC Data Mart (French)HTML http://data.ec.gc.ca/data/substances/monitor/national-long-term-water-quality-monitoring-data?lang=fr OpenTitle_OverteTitre.csvCSV http://data.ec.gc.ca/data/substances/monitor/national-long-term-water-quality-monitoring-data/OpenTitle_OverteTitre.csv ESRI REST: Water_Qual_Eau_Sites_NationalESRI REST http://maps-cartes.ec.gc.ca/arcgis/rest/services/WaterQualEauSitesNational/WaterQualitySD/MapServer/0 ESRI REST: Water_Qual_Eau_Sites_NationalESRI REST http://maps-cartes.ec.gc.ca/arcgis/rest/services/WaterQualEauSitesNational/WaterQualitySD/MapServer/0 WMS: WaterQualEauSitesNationalXML http://maps-cartes.ec.gc.ca/arcgis/services/WaterQualEauSitesNational/WaterQualitySD/MapServer/WMSServer?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS&layers=0&legend_format=image/png&feature_info_type=text/html WMS: WaterQualEauSitesNationalXML http://maps-cartes.ec.gc.ca/arcgis/services/WaterQualEauSitesNational/WaterQualitySD/MapServer/WMSServer?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS&layers=0&legend_format=image/png&feature_info_type=text/html Water-Qual-Eau-VariableInfo.csvCSV http://data.ec.gc.ca/data/substances/monitor/national-long-term-water-quality-monitoring-data/Water-Qual-Eau-VariableInfo.csv

National Long-term Water Quality Monitoring Data

Long-term freshwater quality data from federal and federal-provincial sampling sites throughout Canada's aquatic ecosystems are included in this dataset. Measurements regularly include physical-chemical parameters such as temperature, pH, alkalinity, major ions, nutrients and metals. Collection includes data from active sites, as well as historical sites that have a period of record suitable for trend analysis. Sampling frequencies vary according to monitoring objectives. The number of sites in the network varies slightly from year-to-year, as sites are adjusted according to a risk-based adaptive management framework. The Great Lakes are sampled on a rotation basis and not all sites are sampled every year. Data are collected to meet federal commitments related to transboundary watersheds (rivers and lakes crossing international, inter-provincial and territorial borders) or under authorities such as the Department of the Environment Act, the Canada Water Act, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy, or to meet Canada's commitments under the 1969 Master Agreement on Apportionment.

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disclaimer_avis-exclusion-de-responsabilite.txt Guide TXT English
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Water-Qual-Eau-Sites-National.csv Dataset CSV English
French
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Water-Qual-Eau-TableDescriptions.csv Dataset CSV English
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View ECCC Data Mart (English) Web Service HTML English Access
View ECCC Data Mart (French) Web Service HTML French Access
OpenTitle_OverteTitre.csv Dataset CSV English
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ESRI REST: Water_Qual_Eau_Sites_National Web Service ESRI REST English Access
ESRI REST: Water_Qual_Eau_Sites_National Web Service ESRI REST French Access
WMS: WaterQualEauSitesNational Web Service XML English Access
WMS: WaterQualEauSitesNational Web Service XML French Access
Water-Qual-Eau-VariableInfo.csv Dataset CSV English
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