The goal of A Water Conservation Strategy for British Columbia is to develop and promote supply and demand-side management measures for application by municipalities, water purveyors, drawers and users throughout the province, recognizing regional differences.
In 1992, three founding members of the original BCWWA Water Sustainability Committee collaborated on a magazine article that addressed drought management and water conservation issues in the British Columbia context.
Purple pipe programs can now provide local government meaningful opportunity to take the next step in implementing water conservation safely, without bearing capital costs or increasing operational expenses. And it can start with their next building permit application.
An absorbent topsoil layer does more than help your plants and lawn grow well, it also helps you be water smart.
Bob Sandford (Chair, Canadian Partnership Initiative):
There is a disconnect between attitudes towards water conservation and what people are actually doing. This should be a huge concern, given that the long-term supply of this presource is already at risk in many parts of the country.
Edited by David Brooks, Oliver Brandes and Stephen Gurman, this is the first book anywhere in the world to comprehensively present and apply the water soft path approach. It demonstrates that soft path analysis is both analytical and practical.
It's a one‐stop shop, designed to help with everyday decision‐making – offering solutions to challenging questions that save both time and money. The toolkit offers simple steps to get homeowners started on the road to a greener home.
Peter Gleick(Pacific Institute):
The Pacific Institute, in collaboration with Google, is preparing to launch an exciting new smartphone applications (app) that could help address a major water challenge: finding, supporting, and expanding the United States’s public drinking water fountains.