The Water Resources Division is responsible for managing the water resources of the Northwest Territories through the administration of the Northwest Territories Waters Act and Regulations and the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act.
The Great Lakes Region is the largest expanse of freshwater in the world with a unique and diverse landscape. This region which is the size of continental Europe is made up of the US states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin along with the Canadian province of Ontario.
The Council has one simple mission: To encourage and facilitate environmentally responsible economic growth. Through the Council, Governors work collectively to ensure that the entire Great Lakes region is both economically sound and environmentally conscious in addressing today's problems and tomorrow's challenges.
Welcome to the Source to Tap section of the CCME website, where you can learn about protecting Canada's water quality. Find out how and why governments across the country work in the areas of research, monitoring and guidelines.
The IJC is an independent binational organization established by the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909. Its purpose is to help prevent and resolve disputes relating to the use and quality of boundary waters and to advise Canada and the United States on related questions.
CCME ministers are committed to working collaboratively on key freshwater issues such as water demand and use management and water quality and aquatic ecosystems. While most actions relating to water quality protection and water management are taken by individual jurisdictions, CCME provides a forum to enhance coordination on water quality issues.
A scenario comparison tool to assess green infrastructure effectiveness, achieve a lighter 'water footprint' and protect stream health. Learn More
The Water Conservation Calculator illustrates how specific water conservation measures can yield both fiscal and physical water savings for communities. Learn More
This Landscape Irrigation Scheduling Calculator uses real-time daily evapotranspiration (ET) rates determined from climate stations located within British Columbia. Learn More
This Agricultural Irrigation Scheduling Calculator uses real-time daily evapotranspiration (ET) rates determined from climate stations located within British Columbia. Learn More
The BC Agriculture Water Calculator enables water licensing for all irrigation purposes, whether agricultural or landscape. All non-domestic users of groundwater in BC are required to obtain a licence. Learn More