The Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley are pleased to announce the release of our updated Guideline for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) SubmissionStandard. This updated guideline will improve clarity for applicants and other parties with respect to requirements for the submission of geospatial data during the application phase of the regulatory process.
In September of 2016, 40 participants gathered to share knowledge about the preliminary screening process, discuss challenges associated with the process and identify constructive steps that could be taken to improve, clarify, and standardize preliminary screening processes within and across institutions.
Preliminary Screening Practitioner's Workshop Report: summarizes the observations of participants of the Preliminary Screening Practitioner's Workshop. This workshop was hosted by the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board in collaboration with the Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley.
To kick off the new year, the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board (MVLWB), the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (GNWT-MACA), and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (GNWT-ENR) are releasing four Operation and Maintenance Plan Templates for Municipal Water Licences. These fillable-pdf documents were collaboratively designed to be user-friendly and are intended to reduce the workload of municipalities to satisfy their municipal licence requirements. The templates include:
The Board is pleased to release the backgrounder on how Tailings Dams are regulated and monitored in the Mackenzie Valley. For more information please contact Patty Ewaschuk, Technical Advisor via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley are pleased to announce that our Engagement Guidelines for Applicants and Holders of Water Licences and Land Use Permitshave been updated to improve clarity for applicants and other parties with respect to requirements for pre-application engagement.
The Guidelines are available under the "Resources" menu item, on the MVLWB's Policies and Guidelines page.