Instrumented watersheds for reclamation research

Wetlands near Utikuma Lake, northern Alberta 2010

Utikuma Instrumented Watersheds (natural area in Northern Alberta (2010)

List of instrumented watersheds


(Build and operated by large teams)

  • Syncrude SW 30 Dump Instrumented Watershed, reclaimed 100ha oil sands overburden dump (2000)
  • Syncrude SWSS Tailings Instrumented Watershed, reclaimed 32ha oil sands tailings sand dyke (2001)
  • Syncrude Petroluem Coke Instrumened Watershed, reclaimed 10 ha oil sands coke beach (2002)
  • Suncor Wapisiw Lookout (Pond 1), reclaimed 220ha oil sands tailings pond
  • Teck Coal West Line Creek, reclaimed 500ha rock pile (2012)