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Map showing the sites with reported anoxic events in 2020
Anoxic events are a common occurrence in Island estuaries during the summer months. The symp toms of an anoxic event include: milky white or green discolouration of the water, H 2 S or 'rotten turnip' odour, and low (near zero) dissolved oxygen readings. A list...
The Department has developed a scoring system to report on water quality in watersheds, so that Islanders can see the general health of water and compare it to that of other PEI watersheds. , What is being reported on?, Each watershed is scored on: The groundwater nitrate concentration. The number...
Islanders will see more protected greenspace in the Hillsborough Park area as part of an agreement to offset construction impacting the Royalty Oaks protected area. “We engaged with residents of Hillsborough Park and surrounding communities, as well as local conservationists and watershed groups,...
2018 Air Quality Report
What is the Air Quality Management System?, The Air Quality Management System (AQMS) was developed by federal, provincial and territorial governments in conjunction with a variety of stakeholders over a number of years. Its purpose is to set standards that are the same all across Canada which will...