Alberta's River Basins

Hay River Basin Peace/Slave River Basin Athabasca River Basin Beaver River Basin North Saskatchewan River Basin Milk River Basin Oldman River Sub Basin Bow River Sub Basin Red Deer River Sub Basin South Saskatchewan River Sub Basin

Alberta's Seven Main River Basins

Please note: The Alberta River Basins web page has changed.


  1. First select a Water Basin by either clicking the water basin on the map OR by selecting the water basin from this list. Then go to #2. to select the type information want to see for the selected water basin.

  2. Next, after the water basin has been selected, select the type of information you want to see. Then click View Result.

    The Peace River begins in the mountains of British Columbia, and flows to Alberta are influenced by the W.A.C. Bennett Dam, located on the Peace River in British Columbia. The river flows northeast across the province, through the town of Peace River and empties into the Slave River. At Peace Point the Peace River has a mean annual discharge of 68,200,000 dam3 and a drainage area of 293,000 km2. The Peace/Slave River Basin includes the Wapiti, Smoky, Little Smoky and Wabasca rivers.



Partner sites containing Real-time and Archived Hydrometric and Meteorogical Data for rivers in Alberta and Canada:
Water Survey of Canada: Real-time Hydrometric Data
Meteorlogical Services of Canada (MSC): Climate Data
AgroClimatic Information Service (ACIS): Current Weather Conditions, Climate Data, Climate Maps
Sustainable Resource Development (SRD) Wildfire Status



For technical enquires about this web page please contact Alberta Environment - Environmental Management Water Management Operations Branch at AENV-WebWS@gov.ab.ca