Surface Water Quality
Water found in lakes, rivers, streams, ponds, estuaries, and other natural watercourses is known as surface water. Information about the quality of surface water in Prince Edward Island can be found by searching the Surface Water Quality Database or Reference Map. These provide information on sampling locations, down-loadable raw data, and graphs.
Average surface water quality data include both historical and current monitoring data and can be searched by:
- station name;
- keyword; or
For more information, please call the Department of Communities, Land and Environment at 368-5044.
Other Surface Water Quality Monitoring Activities
Several surface water monitoring programs are carried out by the Government of PEI to measure and track water quality. These include:
- Tracking of Anoxic Estuaries
- Bacterial Sampling
- Blue-Green Algae
- Short-term Monitoring
- Long-term Monitoring
- Other Water Quality Monitoring Activities
Please note that while the Government of Prince Edward Island has used its best efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of this mapping feature and its data, it is provided as a general reference only. The Government of Prince Edward Island assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of the information generated.