ARTICLE: Feast AND Famine, Flood AND Drought: Solutions and tools for building water-resilient communities

“Agriculture is a large fresh water user and the demand for water will only increase as summers get longer, hotter and drier,” stated Ted van der Gulik. “BC needs 215,000 hectares of irrigated agriculture to feed our current population. With careful planning, the irrigated area in the Lower Mainland could be increased to 69,000 hectares at buildout. This underscores the strategic value of agricultural land in the Fraser Valley.”

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