The goal of the Duke University Wetland Center is to provide sound scientific knowledge that will lead to sustainable wetland functions and values for the nation and the world. The center works toward this goal by conducting, sponsoring and coordinating research and teaching on critical wetland issues.
The Clean Water Network (CWN) is an alliance of more than 1,000 public interest organizations around the US working together to strengthen and implement federal clean water and wetlands policy.
CIDA's mandate is to support sustainable development in developing countries in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a more secure, equitable, and prosperous world.
TLC is a non-profit, charitable Land Trust working throughout British Columbia. TLC protects important habitat for plants, animals and natural communities as well as properties with historical, cultural, scientific, scenic or compatible recreational value.
The Environment Agency has a duty to secure the proper use of water resources in England and Wales. We monitor water in the environment, and issue 'abstraction licences' to regulate who can take water from the environment. These specify the amount of water someone can take from a location over a period of time. We also have a long term strategy for Water Resources that looks 25 years ahead and considers the needs of both the environment and society.
DEFRA is responsible for all aspects of water policy in England, including water supply and resources, and the regulatory systems for the water environment and the water industry. These include: drinking water quality,
the quality of water in rivers, lakes and estuaries, coastal and marine waters, sewage treatment, and reservoir safety.
PFRA works with Prairie people to develop a viable agricultural industry and sustainable rural economy in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and the Peace River Region of British Columbia.
This website provides information on the protection of our water including: drinking water, aquatic habitat, environmental monitoring, water regulations, and water protection. Environmental Assessment processes help us ensure proposed developments in Saskatchewan are sustainable.
PEI has an abundance of clean, cool water – ground, surface and coastal. Industries such as aquaculture, the commercial fishery, tourism, food processing and farming all depend on water-based resources. For that reason, there are a number of regulations and guidelines in place to protect the sustainability of our water sytems.