Confined Feeding Operations (CFO)

A groundwater supply to be used for a Confined Feeding Operation (CFO) must be licensed under the Water Act, which is administered by Alberta Environment and Protected Areas (AEPA).

HCL can assist in locating, developing and managing a groundwater supply for CFOs and ensure that the work required for groundwater licensing under the Water Act will be completed as outlined in AEPA’s Groundwater Evaluation Guideline.

A groundwater licence usually has associated Conditions that require the annual submission of groundwater monitoring records; the submission often requires an analysis of the aquifer performance by a qualified professional. HCL can provide a range of groundwater monitoring options for any situation and has experienced professionals who can be relied on to submit accurate, comprehensive annual returns.