CAVI is the acronym for Convening for Action on Vancouver Island. CAVI is a regional pilot program that is being implemented under the umbrella of the “Water Sustainability Action Plan for British Columbia”. The purpose of CAVI is to provide research and education for practitioners (primarily local government administrators, engineers, planners and elected officials) so that they can plan for sustainable water resources in the context of burgeoning settlement activity.
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For more than two decades, CSE has been creating awareness about the environmental challenges facing our nation. Searching for solutions that people and communities can implement themselves. Challenging India to confront its problems. Inspiring it to take action. Pushing the government to create frameworks for people and communities to act on their own.
This interative website takes you on a tour of the house, identifying opportunities for water conservation.
This site is to encourage the exchange of information in this rapidly growing field. It provides links to articles on indoor and outdoor water use, landscaping, public awareness and education, community activity, infrastructure, regulations, research and technology, and economics in Canada.
The mission of the Global Water Partnership is to “support countries in the sustainable management of their water resources.” The GWP's objectives are to: clearly establish the principles of sustainable water resources management, identify gaps and stimulate partners to meet critical needs within their available human and financial resources, support action at the local, national, regional or riverbasin level that follows principles of sustainable water resources management, and help match needs to available resources.
The IRC offers news and information, advice, research and training, on low-cost water supply and sanitation in developing countries.
Since its official formation in 1972, the organization has actively promoted the sustainable management of water resources around the globe. IWRA seeks to improve water resource outcomes by improving our collective understanding of the physical, biological, chemical, institutional, and socioeconomic aspects of water.
The Great Lakes Directory is one of the most extensive online resources of Great Lakes environmental information. Our online library has over 2,000 Great Lakes articles and our directory has over 1,000 Great Lakes organizations.
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.
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.