YUKON WATER BOARD

867-456-3980

ywb@yukonwaterboard.ca

This page was updated on: June 16, 2015

Other Organizations Involved in our Process

The Yukon Water Board acts as a one-stop-shop for all application information related to water licensing. Your application packages include information for other departments of the Yukon Government and Federal Government; the Secretariat is responsible for passing this information on to the appropriate departments once the forms are returned complete.

Other departments that are involved in the licencing process are:

Organization Responsibility
Yukon Government, Client, Monitoring and Inspections Branch Inspectors for Quartz and Placer Undertaking
Yukon Government, Environment Yukon Inspectors for Agriculture, Conservation, Hydro, Industrial, Municipal, Miscellaneous, and Recreational Undertakings.
Reviews the Consolidated Application for Environment Act Permit
Yukon Government, Mineral Resources Branch Reviews the Aboveground Storage Tank Registration Form
Yukon Government, Health and Social Services Reviews the Environmental Health Services Work Camp Assessment Form
Federal, Fisheries and Oceans Canada Reviews projects where serious harm to fish or fish habitat is expected
Yukon Environmental and Socio Economic Assessment Board (YESAB) Prior to a water licence application proceeding to public notice, most project must undergo an environmental and socio-economic assessment under the Yukon Environmental and Socio-ecomic Assessment Act (YESAA). The project confirmation form and YESAB decision document must be completed and submitted as part of the water licence application.