The Temperatures of Sylvan Lake

Lake users are chillier than usual this year. How can you tell? 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   Accumulated precipitation …

Sylvan Lake Winter 2018-19

Here is the temperature record from the Alberta Agriculture Hespero and Red Deer Airport weather stations since November 01 compared to the long term average: February has been about 12-14 C below the long term average. Lake ice should be thicker and the ice-free season shorter than usual.

Sylvan Lake Watershed Review 2018

SLWSS president Graeme Strathdee's Society report for 2018 follows: The President’s Annual Report for 2018 State of the Watershed Update The focus of our Society’s stewardship initiatives is on the state of the watershed within the red-line hydrological boundary shown in this consolidated topographical and bathymetric GIS map. In 2018 the Society collected data on Sylvan …

Annual General Meeting 2018

The 2018 President's Report, complete with links to many reference documents, may be viewed by clicking here.The accompanying set of SLWSS 2018 AGM documents and President's Report graphics may be viewed in this hyperlinked photo album.