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Guidance documentation and tool for pilot decision-making on applications for water diversion and use in the Blueberry, Upper Beatton and Lower Sikanni Chief Watersheds


Pilot Water Allocation Tool (PWAT) training videos which are now available on Youtube: Pilot Water Allocation Tool (PWAT) Training Videos


Pilot Phase Materials (effective November 28, 2023)

For background information, see BCER Information Update 2023-16: Three Water Management Basins Under New Pilot Environmental Flow Needs Policy for Water Allocations

Operations Documentation / Water Management  

Pilot Environmental Flow Needs Approach Operational Guidance (pdf)


Pilot Water Allocation Tool (PWAT)
  • a decision support tool that quantifies diversion thresholds established to protect EFNs and generates diversion schedules based on weekly estimates of streamflow variability.

Operations Documentation / Water Management  

Pilot Water Allocation Tool User Guide (pdf)

Operations Documentation / Water Management  

Appendix C Stream Velocity Board Users Guide (pdf)

Operations Documentation / Water Management  

Streamflow Monitoring Guide (pdf)

to support the recommendation that authorization holders measure streamflow.


Interim Phase Materials (For applications received between April 1 and November 27, 2023)

Operations Documentation / Water Management  

Interim EFN Framework Users Guide April 14 2023 (pdf)

Operations Documentation / Water Management  

Comptrollers Guidance April 1 2023 (pdf)

Operations Documentation / Water Management  

NE EFN Interim template 22 Mar2023 (excel)

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