Find a watershed authorization for placer mining

When completing your Class 4 placer project proposal you will need to refer to the applicable watershed authorization to see the:

  • discharge standards that will apply to your operation; and
  • phase-in schedule for discharge standards.

To find out which watershed your placer mine is in, look at the Placer Atlas interactive map.

Site-specific authorizations

These sites need site-specific authorization.

  • Alsek River
  • Liard River

To find out more, contact the assessment and regulatory compliance officer by email or phone 867-667-3618.

Downloadable watershed authorizations for placer mining

Big Creek River

Big Salmon River

Fortymile River

Indian River

Klondike River

Mayo River

McQuesten River

Nisutlin River

Nordenskiold River

Pelly River

Sixty Mile River

Southern Lakes

Stewart River

White River

Yukon River North

Yukon River South