Ministry of FLNRO

Snow Survey Bulletins and Commentaries

The Snow Survey and Water Supply Bulletin is produced 8 times a year for the January 1, February 1, March 1, April 1, May 1, May 15, June 1, and June 15 survey periods. This bulletin reports on the snow data for each survey and provides a commentary on the flood risk and water supply outlook leading into the freshet and summer season.

For 2017, the planned release dates of the Snow Survey and Water Supply Bulletin for each of the survey periods are: January 9th, February 7th, March 7th, April 6th, May 8th, May 23rd, June 7th and June 22nd. The bulletins are published by end of business day and these dates may be subject to change.


Please click this link to go to the most recent "Snow Survey and Water Supply Bulletin". Archive Snow Survey and Water Supply Bulletins can be found at this link.

A bi-weekly commentary on provincial snow conditions based on readings from the BC Automated Snow Weather Station (ASWS) network is found at this link.