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Access information about natural water availability, existing water users, and monitoring data using easy to use, map based tools.

Water Portal
The BC Water Portal was developed for the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and the BC Oil and Gas Commission to be a map-based water information tool designed to provide public access to a wide range of water-related data and information in British Columbia. The data is displayed with flexible charts and analytical tools to help users understand and use the data.
Kootenay-Boundary Water Tool
The Kootenay-Boundary Water Tool provides information on natural water supply, existing water rights, and environmental flow needs of rivers, lakes and streams in southeastern British Columbia.
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Northeast Water Tool (NEWT)
The Northeast Water Tool (NEWT) is the BC Oil and Gas Commission’s newly updated award-winning hydrology decision support tool for northeast BC. It includes information on natural water supply, existing water rights, and environmental flow needs of rivers, lakes and streams.
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Cariboo Water Tool
The Cariboo Water Tool is a leading edge, GIS-based program developed for the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations to support decision-making on water-use planning and approvals. It provides environmental monitoring data and watershed reports from a single map-based interface.
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Northwest Water Tool
The Northwest Water Tool was developed for the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations to provide guidance on water availability across northwest BC and to support the decision-making process for water use approvals and licences.
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Omineca Water Tool
The Omineca Water Tool was developed for the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations to provide guidance on water availability across north central BC and to support the decision-making process for water use approvals and licences.
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