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Canada. Environment Canada

Site: National Water Research Institute - Canada Centre for Inland Waters

Service: Environmental Sciences Research

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Record #: BTN0402 Last Full Update: 13 Nov 2012
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameCCIW ; NWRI
Contact Information
Office PhoneGreat Lakes water level information 905-336-4502
Toll Free PhoneEnvironment Canada 1-800-668-6767
Organization EmailS&
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionEnvironment Canada's mandate is to preserve and enhance the quality of the natural environment * conserve Canada's renewable resources * conserve and protect Canada's water resources * forecast daily weather conditions and warnings, and provide detailed meteorological information * enforce rules relating to boundary waters * coordinate environmental policies and programs for the federal government.
Service Level(40) Federal Government
Service Information
Service DescriptionHosts staff from Environment Canada’s Water Science and Technology Directorate as well as members of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, and is Canada's largest freshwater research facility. * staff working at the centre include aquatic ecologists, hydrologists, toxicologists, physical geographers, modellers, limnologists, environmental chemists and research technicians 
CCIW no longer sells topographic maps or boating charts.
HoursOffice: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedCanada
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Site Information
Located In CommunityBurlington
Address & Map
867 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, ON L7R 4A6
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Mailing Addressc/o National Water Research Institute 
PO Box 5050 
867 Lakeshore Rd 
Burlington, ON L7R 4A6
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesEnvironmental Sciences Research