Policies and Guidelines
Land and Water Board Documents
*Please note that as a result of devolution, as of April 1, 2014, legislative references have changed. Relevant products will be updated to reflect these changes.
Should you have any questions regarding these documents, please contact Angela Plautz.
MVLWB/GNWT Operation and Maintenance Plan Templates for Municipal Water Licences:
Memorandums of Understanding
DRAFT 2: Guidelines for Aquatic Effects Monitoring Programs
The following documents were not created by the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board, and may serve as technical reference resources and supplementary information for the above MVLWB documents.
Aquatic Effects Monitoring Programs
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC, NT Region). Guidelines for Designing and Implementing Aquatic Effects Monitoring Programs for Development Projects in the NWT: Vol. 4. (2008)
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Center - Archaeological Guidelines for Developers
Consultation and Engagement
Professional Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) - E3Plus: A Framework for Responsible Exploration: Principles and Guidance (2014)
Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) - Developing Effective Working Relationships with Aboriginal Communities (2006)
Land Use Planning
Gwich’in Land Use Plan - Nành’ Geenjit Gwitr’it T’igwaa’in (Working for the Land) (2003)
Sahtu Land Use Plan (2013)
Tlicho Land Use Plan - Tłı ̨chǫ Wenek’e (2013)
Mine Closure and Reclamation
GNWT - RECLAIM 7.0 Spreadsheet – Oil and Gas (2017)
GNWT - RECLAIM 7.0 Spreadsheet – Mining (2017)
Northern Land Use Guidelines
GNWT - Seismic Operations (2015)
GNWT - Pits & Quarries (2015)
GNWT/ENR Guidelines for Spill Contingency Planning (2007): These Guidelines were adopted by the MVLWB in 2009.
NWT Hazardous Spill Database Report (2016-2017): This report contains copied information regarding spills that were reported to the Northwest Territories 24-Hour Spill Report Line. For the most up to date information regarding spills please visit Environment and National Resources Hazardous Materials Spills Database at http://www.enr.gov.nt.ca/node/3002. Information contained in this data set may change as updates to spill reports are received.
The following are documents to assist with managing waste (as referenced throughout the MVLWB’s Solid Waste Facility template):
Household Hazardous Wastes (referenced on page 7)
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) - Fish Screen Design Criteria for Flood and Water Truck Pumps (2011)