The Sylvan Lake News Articles on the Watershed by the SLWSS Team

Editor Megan Roth has published our 9-part series of articles on the watershed as submitted by the SLWSS team. Click on any topic below to access each article filed in the online editions of the Sylvan Lake News. Sylvan Lake Water Quality Sylvan Lake Water Balance Stewardship in the Sylvan Lake Watershed Stewardship in Your …

The Temperatures of Sylvan Lake

Lake users are chillier than usual this year. How can you tell? https://www.sylvanlakenews.com/community/sylvan-lake-temperature-in-summer-and-winter/ Open water lake temperatures are not monitored regularly. Data are only collected by ALMS lake technicians when the water quality is sampled during campaigns about every second year. This article uses a full set of data from  Alberta Environment archives from 1996 …

Sylvan Lake Weather and Lake Level in 2019

The Alberta Agriculture weather station at Hespero west of Sylvan Lake reports these data for precipitation and temperature between January 1 and May 21: The lake level on 2018-11-01 was 936.550 metres above sea level (masl). On 2019-05-21 the lake level was 936.705 masl. Data are available at this Environment Canada website https://wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/.   Accumulated precipitation …