This website provides information water resources in New Brunswick and how the government is striving to protect them.
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.
BCWWA is a non-profit association dedicated to the safeguarding of public health and the environment through the sharing of skills, knowledge and experience in the water and wastewater industries.
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 semi-annual informaiton publication dedicated to protecting and improving rural water supplies.
Information on domestic roofwater harvesting and research in the southern hemisphere.
This Water Environment Research Foundation report by LK Lampe, entitled “Post-project monitoring of BMPs/SUDS to determine performance and whole-life costs”, states that, over the past 20 years, the use of Best Management Practices (BMPs) in the United States has been instrumental in reducing both the detrimental impacts to receiving water quality and the exacerbated flooding caused by urbanization and storm water drainage. More recently, Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) have started to be used in the United Kingdom.
The Stormwater Interagency Liaison Group (SILG), a technical committee of the Greater Vancouver Regional District, has provided funding so the Water Sustainability Committee (WSC) of the British Columbia Water & Waste Association can implement the Rainwater Management Community-of-Interest (COI).
Partnership with University of British Columbia Leads to Development of 'Tree Canopy Module' for Water Balance Model
“For the past three years we have been educating practitioners and others on the importance of soil depth as a rainwater management tool. Looking ahead, implementation of the Tree Canopy Module is the first step in developing a similar science-based understanding regarding the benefits of maintaining a tree canopy in the urban environment,” stated Ted van der Gulik.
A number of British Columbia municipalities have embraced the concept of “sustainable streets” and have recently completed flagship projects.