The briefing report on Multi-Functional Urban Green Infrastructure is aimed at policy-makers and practitioners and discusses the drivers and barriers to increasing green infrastructure provision in towns and cities.
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.
Founded in 1992, the Center for Watershed Protection is a non-profit corporation that provides local governments, activists, and watershed organizations around the country with the technical tools for protecting some of the nation’s most precious natural resources: our streams, lakes and rivers. The Center has developed and disseminated a multi-disciplinary strategy to watershed protection that encompasses watershed planning, watershed restoration, stormwater management, watershed research, better site design, education and outreach, and watershed training.
CEH Wallingford's mission is to: advance the science of hydrology through research, investigate through monitoring and modelling natural changes in the hydrological environment and to assess past, present and future effects of man's impact on all phases of the hydrological cycle, secure, expand and provide hydrologically relevant data, and promote the use of CEH's research and data.
This interative website takes you on a tour of the house, identifying opportunities for water conservation.
IWA is a global network of water professionals, spanning the continuum between research and practice and covering all facets of the water cycle.
In 1988, a few enterprising and enthusiastic residents in the Bayfield Peninsula of northern Wisconsin formed the Inland Sea Society. The Society was created in conjunction with organizing the 1st Annual Inland Sea Symposium. The Symposium was created to promote environmental stewardship through education and recreation.
CWRA is a national organization of individuals and organizations interested in the management of Canada's water resources. The membership is composed of private and public sector water resource professionals including managers, administrators, scientists, academics, students and users.
As communities are established, as populations increase, our shared responsibility should not only be directed towards monitoring the provincial inter-ministerial and public processes in place on what has and is occurring in our local watersheds, and to our subsurface flows, but also to become visionaries for the future well being of those community residents and to the integrity of our watersheds.
The Young Water Action Team is a global network of young water professionals and students aged 18-30 with members in more than 40 countries. Our mission is to increasing the awareness, participation and commitment of young people to water-related issues. In partnership with international water organisations, YWAT is creating a network of young people who are dedicated to tacking the world's challenges with water, sanitation and hygiene.