We are Canada's national wildlife agency and we handle wildlife matters that are the responsibility of the federal government. This includes the protection and management of migratory birds and nationally important wildlife habitat, endangered species, research on nationally important wildlife issues, control of international trade in endangered species, and international treaties.
Health Canada is responsible for the assessment of exposure and impact on human health of selected contaminants in tap and groundwater, in order to establish national drinking water quality guidelines, conducting drinking water research supporting technology development/transfer, and assessment of drinking water treatment processes.
The NPA is a national programme to prevent marine pollution and protect coastal habitat from land-based activities. At this site, you can discover how land-based activities contribute to marine pollution and what Canada seeks to do about it.
West Coast Environmental Law is BC's legal champion for the environment. Through legal advice, education and advocacy, West Coast provides citizens and organizations with the knowledge, tools and innovative solutions needed to protect our environment and build sustainability locally, nationally and internationally.
The EPD works to protect human and environmental health. Its main goals are to: improve air quality; reduce greenhouse gas emissions; improve surface and ground water quality, including sources of drinking water; redevelop a provincial plan for reducing and removing toxins and waste that contaminate the land, air and water — and for responding to high-risk environmental emergencies; and enhance environmental stewardship, shared with other stakeholders.
Reptiles and amphibians are perhaps the most maligned and misunderstood members of the animal kingdom. This website serves to provide information on retilian and amphiban species, their habitat and life cycle, why their populations are declining, and what we can do.
You may search this database to identify legislative and non-legislative tools referring to specific quality parameters that may have an impact on the operations and management of your water or wastewater systems.
TLC is a non-profit, charitable Land Trust working throughout British Columbia. TLC protects important habitat for plants, animals and natural communities as well as properties with historical, cultural, scientific, scenic or compatible recreational value.
The Environment Agency is responsible for maintaining or improving the quality of fresh, marine, surface and underground water in England and Wales. We aim to prevent or reduce the risk of water pollution wherever possible, and to ensure that it gets cleaned up if pollution occurs that might lead to effects on ecosystems or people.
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