“The region has committed to protect and restore an interconnected network of habitat and green space, account for ecosystem services, and enhance the connection between people and nature. Over time, the outcome of a landscape-based approach is a new watershed,” stated Kim Stephens.
John Slater MLA (120p)
Living Water Smart sets the direction for changes to use of water and development of land. One-third of the 45 actions in Living Water Smart either require legislative change or would be strengthened with changes to water laws.
King County in Washington State became one of the first jurisdictions in the United States to adopt and implement a post-construction soil standard. Its regulation went into effect January 1, 2005. King County’s post-construction soil standard has changed the way developers plan and develop a site in unincorporated parts of the county.
In November 2007, the Capital Regional District hosted a full-day workshop titled Bio/Infiltration: Tools for Rainwater Management. The workshop featured case studies from both sides of the Georgia Basin, thereby facilitating a sharing of experiences
Jay Bradley (120p) – VICT Chair
As a sponsor of ‘green value’ initiatives on Vancouver Island, the inter-agency Water Balance Model Vancouver Island Coordinating Team (VICT) participated in the 'Creating Our Future Workshop' that was an adjunct to the 2007 Gaining Ground Summit Conference.
Capitalizing on the enthusiasm and early momentum generated by the Okotoks Conference in September 2004, a number of Alberta agencies have come together to form the Alberta Low Impact Develpoment Partnership. The initiative is co-chaired by the cities of Calgary and Edmonton.
Canada's Aquatic Environments was produced by the CyberNatural Software Group at the University of Guelph. We are dedicated to the improvement of educational materials available to schools, postsecondary institutions, and the general public through the use of interactive digital
The aim of GIWA is to produce a comprehensive and integrated global assessment of international waters, the ecological status of and the causes of environmental problems in 66 water areas in the world, and focus on the key issues and problems facing the aquatic environment in transboundary waters.
GWRTAC compiles, analyzes, and disseminates information on innovative ground-water remediation technologies.
Lifewater Canada is a Christian, non-profit humanitarian organization. Our Strategy is simple: Volunteers train & equip African crews; Crews Drill Wells & build Washrooms; Donors help villages afford these necessities.