Province implementing ‘Water Stewardship Outreach Strategy’ through partnerships

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Convening for Action in BC

At the 2007 Annual Conference of the BC Water & Waste Assocation (BCWWA), Lynn Kriwoken addressed challenges and possibilities in advancing the vision embodied in the phrase water for life and livelihoods. She also emphasized that the Ministry of Environment views its partnership with the Water Sustainability Committee as an essential element in implementing the Ministry’s Water Stewardship Outreach Strategy.

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Lynn kriwoken“Water is the piece that integrates everything that we care about. You will note that we are using the phrase water stewardship, not water management. Stewardship is about replacing self interest, dependency and control with service, responsibility and partnership”, notes Kriwoken. Lynn Kriwioken is Director, Innovation & Planning Team, Water Stewardship Division, Ministry of Environment.

To Learn More:

To dowload a copy of her co-presentation with Ray Fung (Chair, Water Sustainability Committee), click on this link to Water-Choosing Sustainability for Life and Livelihoods.

This was one of five cascading presentations that comprised a half-day session on Convening for Action in British Columbia. The session was co-organized by the BCWWA Water Sustainability Committee (WSC) and the Green Infrastructure Partnership (GIP).

To access the session homepage that provides a synopsis of each presentation, click on  on  2007 Annual Conference of the BC Water & Waste Association