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2008

Cowichan Water Balance Model Forum introduces “Living Water Smart” application to development community


“The Forum was an outcome of the Cowichan Valley Learning Lunch Seminar Series, also a provincial pilot,” explained Kate Miller. “We described the Forum as a hybrid-training workshop because the day was built around case study applications of the Water Balance Model. These provided the technical foundation for roundtable sharing, exploration and cross-fertilization of ideas on how to implement green infrastructure effectively.”

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British Columbia Real Estate Association endorses “Living Water Smart”

Living Water Smart is a blueprint for cultural, environmental, industrial, community and agricultural change that will help safeguard the province’s water resources into the future. Drawing on a variety of policy measures, including planning, regulatory change, education, and incentives like economic instruments and rewards, the plan commits to new actions and builds on existing efforts to protect and keep B.C.’s water healthy and secure.

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Water and the new business-as-usual in B.C.


Oliver Brandes
Unless we act now, we will have a water crisis of our own making. This is the message from Oliver M. Brandes and Linda Nowlan in an article commenting on Living Water Smart, and published in the Victoria Times Colonist on June 15, 2008.

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Living Water Smart: A Plan for Water Sustainability in British Columbia


Living Water Smart is a blueprint for cultural, environmental, industrial, community and agricultural change that will help safeguard the province’s water resources. Released by Environment Minister Barry Penner in June 2008, the plan commits to new actions and builds on existing efforts to protect and keep B.C.’s water healthy and secure.

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