Marc Rutten (120p) - Comox Valley RD
Circumstances have provided the Comox Valley with the opportunity to embrace a ‘closed loop’ approach to water resource management. In short, this means water is water. This is a catalyst for doing business differently going forward.
Metro Van - Lynn Kriwoken
Living Water Smart presents the vision, and the Green Communities Initiative provides enabling tools to achieve the vision. Together they represent a call to action. Together they provide the provincial context for a regional team approach.
Kim Stephens - 2009 (120p)
The annual farm tour hosted by the Agricultural Advisory Committee provided an opportunity to inform Council about Living Water Smart and how it provides a vision of what communities can look like if they choose to live water smart.
Donna Caddie (200p)
The long, hot, dry summer which much of the province is experiencing in 2009 has highlighted the need to conserve water and plan for drought. The Ministry of Environment therefore updated and re-released the Drought Handbook.
Living Water Smart - conservation house
We drink only 3 percent of the water we use, with the rest going down the drain, down the toilet, or used to wash our cars and water our gardens.
Daisy Foster - BCWWA CEO (160p)
BCWWA is playing a key delivery role in two of the five theme areas for Living Water Smart, namely: community planning and development (#5); and efficiency, outreach, public awareness (#2).
Okanagan Sustainable Water Strategy - cover (360p)
The Okanagan Sustainable Water Strategy is designed to build on the 1974 Okanagan Basin Study, a joint Federal/Provincial initiative to develop a comprehensive plan for the development and management of water resources in the Basin.
Penticton Forum - mission statement
The Province’s Living Water Smart and Green Communities initiatives provide a framework for convening for action in BC. The ultimate goal is to establish expectatons that will influence the form and function of the built environment.
Kim Stephens (120p)
Climate change is emerging as a driver for rainwater harvesting in the urban regions of British Columbia, partly because of the need to mitigate risk. Rainwater harvesting can help communities meet targets for living water smart.