Georgia Basin IREI: “Everyone learns about the water balance (water cycle) in elementary school, but most have forgotten by high school,” stated Kim Stephens in a lecture to landscape architect students at UBC (Nov 2016)

North Vancouver City is a case study for a UBC design course on integration of landscape architecture into urban rainwater management strategies. "The lecture by Kim Stephens was excellent and well-paced," stated Daniel Roehr, Associate Professor. "He provided clarity regarding a course objective, which is to design at different scales, using the reverse design strategy, site and details first before urban and regional scale."

CAVI-Comox Valley Regional Team

"The Comox Valley experience has broad application potential throughout Vancouver Island and beyond. It demonstrates that when the parties reach for a common vision and work through their jurisdictional differences it is possible to accomplish mutual goals," observes Eric Bonham.

Partnership for Water Sustainability aligns efforts with Ministry of Environment to advance the ‘Beyond the Guidebook” initiative

“The Ministry looks forward to aligning efforts with the Partnership to further advance implementation of the “Beyond the Guidebook” initiative. Inter-regional collaboration is the pathway to a consistent approach to water sustainability and green infrastructure policies and practices up and down the east coast of Vancouver Island," stated Cairine MacDonald.