The consultation workshop was an opportunity to test and validate an approach that can bridge the gap between talk (interest) and action (practice)in advancing a water-centric approach to community development.
The “Meeting of the Minds” initiative has a Vancouver Island focus and is designed to facilitate the move from talk to water-centric action. This outcome will be achieved through an island-wide communication information exchange network.
Rainwater Management on Vancouver Island: Third in series of regional events resonates with Victoria audience
Drawing on his decades of experience as a municipal engineer, Rick Lloyd challenged the audience to ‘think outside the pipe’ and issued a call to action to engineers to design with nature rather than trying to conquer it.
Convening for Action on Vancouver Island: Sustainability theme unifies an array of water-centric initiatiives
“There are a number of initiatives on Vancouver Island that are focusing upon the theme of sustainability and a water-centric approach to community development,” reports Eric Bonham. “The Vancouver Island section of BCWWA has encouraged such linkage and sought out partnerships to reinforce the common theme of water-centric sustainability based upon an island wide communications information exchange network.