"For the past twenty years, the City of Dawson Creek has taken upon itself to better understand and manage its source water supply. Its experience may be of value to other communities – both urban, rural and First Nations - around the province that have yet to prepare a Surface Water Protection Plan," states Reg Whiten.
Linda Nowlan (120p) 98 per cent feel fresh water is crucial to the prosperity and quality of life in BC; and 72 per cent say nature should be the priority for managing water use during times of water scarcity.
Stomwater Treatment by Dr. Gary Minton - cover (120p) How accurate can community-wide models be when we tend to use the same runoff concentrations for each type of land use, despite the awareness that concentrations appear to differ within the apparently same land use type?
The trends of increased occurrence of large and severe wildfires along with longer fire seasons are predicted to continue during dry years. Natural disturbances, such as wildfire, can have significant impacts on geomorphic processes and watershed functions.
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