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Assessment Roll Hectares within Irrigation Districts:

Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Water Resource Branch. (2009). Alberta Irrigation Information: Facts and Figures for the Year 2008. Last updated March 29, 2010. http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/irr7401 (accessed June 22, 2010).

Note: Acres converted to hectares using conversion factor 1 acre = 0.404685642 hectares.

Area actually irrigated in the Irrigation Districts:See reference for: Assessment Roll Hectares within Irrigation Districts
Utilisation rate of Assessment Roll Hectares:Calculated from first two columns.
Water License Allocation for Irrigation Districts:

Calculation based on: Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. (no date). Irrigation District Water Licence Allocations. Last updated March 29, 2010. http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/irr12434 (accessed June 22, 2010).

Note: Acre-feet converted to cubic metres using conversion factor 1 acre-foot = 1233.48184 cubic metres.

Total Volume of Water Diverted to Irrigation Districts:

See reference for: Assessment Roll Hectares within Irrigation Districts

Note: Acre-feet converted to cubic metres using conversion factor 1 acre-foot = 1233.48184 cubic metres.

Utilisation rate of water license allocation:Calculated from previous two columns.
Total Private Hectares Irrigated:See reference for: Assessment Roll Hectares within Irrigation Districts
Total Number of Private Irrigation Licences:See reference for: Assessment Roll Hectares within Irrigation Districts
Average number of Hectares per Licence:Calculated from previous two columns. 
Total Hectares Licenced for Irrigation:

2013. http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/irr13223/$file/irrigstatsbrochure2013.pdf?OpenElement 

Calculted by adding \"Assessment Roll Hectares within Irrigation Districts\" and \"Total Private Hectares Irrigated.\"