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Federal

This document outlines the physical, aesthetic and chemical characteristics of the water and surrounding beach area that may affect their suitability for recreational activities. Guideline values or aesthetic objectives are recommended where possible. The values and associated guidance are intended to be applicable to all recreational waters, regardless of the types of activities practised.

Last Updated: Oct. 31, 2022
Date Published: Jul. 14, 2022
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  guidelines, recreational water, recreational water-quality, public health-and-safety, safety of recreational-waters, management of recreational-waters, physical, aesthetic, chemical characteristics
Federal

Numerous pathogenic microorganisms can potentially be found in recreational environments. The three main types are bacteria, viruses and protozoa. Many occur as a result of contamination from human or animal wastes, whereas some are free-living microorganisms that exist naturally in the recreational water environment. A fourth type that may be of concern at some beaches, particularly associated with beach sand, are fungi.

Last Updated: Oct. 31, 2022
Date Published: Aug. 30, 2022
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  guidelines, recreational water, recreational water-quality, public health-and-safety, safety of recreational-waters, management of recreational-waters, pathogenic microorganisms, biological hazards, bacteria
Federal

The primary goal of the Guidelines for Canadian Recreational Water Quality is the protection of public health and safety. This document provides guidance on the factors that can interfere with the safety of recreational waters from a human health perspective. It is intended to guide decisions by provincial and local authorities that are responsible for the management of recreational waters.

Last Updated: Oct. 31, 2022
Date Published: Jul. 6, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  guidelines, recreational water, recreational water-quality, public health-and-safety, safety of recreational-waters, management of recreational-waters, third edition
Federal

This document outlines potential health risks from exposure to pathogenic microorganisms and other biological hazards associated with recreational waters.

Last Updated: Oct. 31, 2022
Date Published: Aug. 24, 2022
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  guidelines, recreational water, recreational water-quality, public health-and-safety, safety of recreational-waters, management of recreational-waters, pathogenic microorganisms, biological hazards
Federal

This guideline technical document evaluated the available information on managing risks in recreational areas with the intent of updating/recommending a preventive risk management approach to managing recreational areas. The purpose of this consultation is to solicit comments on the proposed approach and on the potential impacts of implementing the recommendations.

Last Updated: Oct. 31, 2022
Date Published: Feb. 18, 2022
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  guidelines, recreational water, recreational water-quality, public health-and-safety, safety of recreational-waters, management of recreational-waters, risks in recreational-areas, managing recreational-areas
Federal

This section provides guidance on other organisms that may affect the recreational value of natural waters by rendering them unsafe, aesthetically objectionable or otherwise unusable, and thus interfering with users’ health, physical comfort and enjoyment.

Last Updated: Oct. 31, 2022
Date Published: Aug. 24, 2022
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  guidelines, recreational water, recreational water-quality, public health-and-safety, safety of recreational-waters, management of recreational-waters, pathogenic microorganisms, biological hazards, other biological hazards
Federal

This document outlines guideline values and select strategies for managing health risks related to exposure to cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) and their toxins.

Last Updated: Oct. 31, 2022
Date Published: Feb. 18, 2022
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  guidelines, recreational water, recreational water-quality, public health-and-safety, safety of recreational-waters, management of recreational-waters, exposure to cyanobacteria, blue-green algae, toxins
Provincial

The RFI identifies areas of land and water encircling a recreation feature or combination of features that support, or have the potential to support, one or more recreation activities. These areas are rated for their significance or importance to recreation and for their sensitivity to alteration

Last Updated: May 19, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 9, 2011
Organization: Government of British Columbia
Formats: KML WMS HTML
Keywords:  Canada, forest, recreation, tourism, Government information
Provincial

The Public Land Recreation Area dataset is comprised of all the polygons that represent Public Land Recreation Areas in Alberta. A Public Land Recreation Area is an area of recreation land designated under the authority of Section 179 of the Public Lands Administration Regulation under the Public Lands Act. Public Land Recreation Area was formerly known as Forest Recreation Area under the Forest Recreation Regulation under the Forests Act. No changes to the Forest Recreation Area data layer were made when it was migrated to become the Public Land Recreation Area dataset.

Last Updated: Sep. 27, 2022
Date Published: Jul. 6, 2017
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: XML HTML ESRI REST
Keywords:  BOUNDARIES, PUBLIC-LAND-RECREATION, PUBLIC-LAND-RECREATION-AREA, PUBLIC-LAND-RECREATION-AREAS, RECREATION-AREA, RECREATION-AREAS, RECREATIONAL-AREA, RECREATIONAL-AREAS, Government information
Provincial

The Public Land Recreation Trail dataset is comprised of all the polygons that represent Public Land Recreation Trails in Alberta. A Public Land Recreation Trail is an area of public land designated under the authority of Section 180 of the Public Lands Administration Regulation of the Public Lands Act. Public Land Recreation Trail was formerly known as Forest Recreation Trail under the Forest Recreation Regulation under the Forests Act. No changes to the Forest Recreation Trail data layer were made when it was migrated to become the Public Land Recreation Trail dataset.

Last Updated: Sep. 27, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 12, 2012
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: XML HTML ESRI REST
Keywords:  BOUNDARIES, PUBLIC-LAND-RECREATION-TRAIL, PUBLIC-LAND-RECREATION-TRAILS, PUBLIC-LAND-TRAIL, PUBLIC-LAND-TRAILS, RECREATION-TRAIL, RECREATION-TRAILS, RECREATIONAL-TRAIL, RECREATIONAL-TRAILS
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