Climate Change Adaptation: UBCM study session on sustainability planning and practice has water-centric emphasis

 

Water Sustainability Planning & Practice

The 2010 Annual Convention of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) includes a half-day study session that has a water-centric emphasis in addressing climate change adaptation. Three provincial initiatives will be profiled: BC’s Water Act Modernization Process, Provincial Drought Response Plan, and the Water Sustainability Action Plan.

John slater mla (120p)“With local governments increasingly adopting integrated sustainability planning approaches, there is a greater need to develop and strengthen collaborative partnerships amongst all orders of government in environmental management,” states John Slater, MLA and Parliamentary Secretary for Water Supply and Allocation,

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