IRN supports local communities working to protect their rivers and watersheds. We work to halt destructive river development projects, and to encourage equitable and sustainable methods of meeting needs for water, energy and flood management.
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.
Welcome to greeninggovernment.gc.ca, the Web site to learn information on the Government of Canada's effort to green its own operations and to share knowledge on sustainable development in government operations.
The Water Balance Model for BC demonstrates how to achieve significant progress towards sustainability in a number of categories. While the focus is on integration of land use planning with stormwater management for urban watershed protection, the vision is to facilitate a closed loop approach to management of the urban water cycle. The objective is that stormwater volume reduction will be seamlessly integrated with land use planning and site development practices.
This website serves to provide users with a starting point to identifying the legislative and non-legislated tools available in the management of water and wastewater in Canada from centralized, largely municipal facilities.
This website serves to provide users with a starting point to identifying the legislative and non-legislated tools available in the management of water and wastewater in Canada.
IAEH is a worldwide association of environmental hydrologists dedicated to the protection and cleanup of fresh water resources. The IAEH mission is to provide a place to share technical information and exchange ideas, and to provide a source of inexpensive tools for the environmental hydrologist, especially hydrologists and water resource engineers in developing countries.
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.
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.