Resources of National Hydrometric Program
Read about the Water Survey of Canada, the national authority responsible for the collection, interpretation and dissemination of standardized water quantity data and information in Canada.
Read answers to questions frequently asked about hydrometric monitoring, real-time data and the data products that are available.
View service standards which state the level of performance that Canadians and their institutions can reasonably expect.
Water Survey of Canada Standard Operating Procedures can be found at publications.gc.ca by searching for “hydrometric”. You can find our most recent publications by sorting by year.
Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators (CESI) measure the progress of the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy, report on the state of the environment, and progress on environmental sustainability issues.
Access Environment Canada websites and sites of other agencies in the area of water resource management.
Consult the guidelines on the use of real-time data under ice conditions.
Access the National Hydro Network (NHN) which provides a geometric description and a set of basic attributes describing Canada's inland surface waters.
Site map of the Wateroffice site.
Disclaimer for using real-time and historical water level and flow (discharge) information.
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