Going Soft on Water: A Path Forward for Municipalities


In a co-authored article published in the September/October 2009 issue of Canadian Water Treatment magazine, Sheila Forsyth, Elizabeth Hendriks and Leela Ramachandran write that:

“Municipalities face increasing water demands and conflicts as a result of growing populations, urban expansion, and industrial and agricultural applications. During this infrastructure deficit, communities can’t afford huge capital costs to continually expand water treatment facilities and handling systems.”

“Grouped with uncertainty about the impacts of climate change and concerns over the health of freshwater ecosystems, these conditions present a unique opportunity for innovative approaches to planning for sustainable water use.”

To read the complete article, click on Going Soft on Water: A Path Forward for Municipalities.


Posted October 2009