Sustainable Development also means development that includes all our people, that draws on the talents and on the collective wisdom we have inherited from our ancestors. When these three elements are in balance, the protection of our land, economic development and the full participation of our people, then I believe economic development can be sustainable.
PEI has an abundance of clean, cool water - ground, surface and coastal. Industries such as aquaculture, the commercial fishery, tourism, food processing and farming all depend on water-based resources. For that reason, there are a number of regulations and guidelines in place to protect the sustainability of our water sytems.
Public Works and Services and other government departments work together to provide safe drinking water and effective sewage systems in NWT communities. Our department’s role is to provide technical support. We review designs of water and sewage systems. We tests models of new methods of water quality improvement. We give technical advice on new construction material and equipment.
The objective of the Water Resources Management Division is to administer various statutes as they relate to the allocation of water, stream alterations, protection of water supply areas, licensing of well drillers and other aspects of water resource management.
The mission of the Water Branch is to manage the province's surface water and groundwater resources to provide for the social, cultural and economic well being and the health and safety of present and future generations of Manitobans.
The Environmental Defense Oceans program works to find constructive solutions to the most critical problems facing the world's marine environments. Our team of scientists, attorneys, policy experts and economists focuses on protecting ecosystems and fisheries.
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