Education and Outreach

    From Rain to Resource: Managing Stormwater in a Changing Climate Workshop and Tradeshow

    Effective rainwater management is a critical tool for adaptation to climate change – a leading policy concern in British Columbia. The goal of this workshop is to share positive and innovative developments in rainwater management and to discuss how barriers to change are being overcome in communities in B.C. and beyond. The overall objective is to move municipal governments beyond conventional stormwater management, and inspire them to use rainwater as an integrated resource.

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    Raising Water Productivity to Increase Food Security

    With water shortages constraining food production growth, the world needs an effort to raise water productivity similar to the one that nearly tripled land productivity over the last half-century. Since 70 percent of world water use is devoted to irrigation, raising irrigation efficiency is central to raising water productivity overall.

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    BCWWA Seminar on Climate Change

    In partnership with the BCWWA Climate Change Committee, the BC government’s Climate Action Secretariat will hold a 1-day workshop on adapting to climate change in Whistler, BC on Wednesday May 5th.

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