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Environmental Management System (EMS)

An approach designed to manage environmental regulatory issues related to transportation and water management infrastructure projects.


Our extensive transportation network and water management infrastructure, includes the following and more:

  • highways
  • bridges
  • culverts
  • ferries
  • dams
  • reservoirs
  • canals

About the system

The Environmental Management System (EMS) is an organized and formal approach to managing environmental issues with the goal of making environmental considerations part of daily activities. It is designed to:

  • integrate consideration of environmental impacts into decision-making processes
  • extend environmental considerations into policies, procedures and practices
  • prevent the occurrence of environmental incidents at the outset
  • establish government’s due diligence if an incident does occur
  • establish a means of monitoring our environmental performance

EMS manual

The EMS applies to staff, consultants and contractors under contract to build and maintain our transportation and water infrastructure facilities.


Connect with the Environmental Regulation section:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-644-4499
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: [email protected]

2nd Floor, Twin Atria building
4999 98 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta  T6B 2X3