Working Together to Protect Surface and Ground Water on Vancouver Island


MOE nanaimo workshop, march 2007

Working Together

The Ministry of Environment held a one-day workshop in Nanaimo to provide technical information and highlight the work being done related to water quality issues on Vancouver Island. The workshop was structured in four parts:

  1. Planning and Protection
  2. Monitoring and Assessment
  3. Case Studies
  4. Emerging Issues

For a listing of the 17 presentations, please click on Program for March 2007 Workshop on Working Together to Protect Surface and Groundwater on Vancouver Island.

Workshop Purpose

John Deniseger_2009_120pIn his opening remarks, Workshop Chair John Deniseger stated: “This workshop is the first one organized by the Ministry of Environment for the purpose of bringing together water resource specialists and planners at all levels of government. We hope that it will be the first in a series of annual events.”

Emerging Issues

Under Emerging Issues, Kim Stephens (Program Coordinator, Water Sustainability Action Plan for British Columbia) introduced Convening for Action on Vancouver Island. For more information about CAVI, please click here.

To Learn More:

To download a copy of the slides presented by Kim Stephens, click on Leadership in Water Sustainability.

Water sustainability action plan, march 2007