Total Water Management: Practices for a Sustainable Future, by Neil Grigg – cover (125p)
This book serves as an instruction manual for integrating the water needs of society and the environment. It is about the balance between our responsibilities to provide safe and reliable water services and to protect the environment.
The annual International Conference on Stormwater and Urban Water Systems Modeling is a forum for professionals from across North America and overseas to exchange ideas and experience on current practices and emerging technologies.
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.
Wading into Uncertain Waters: Using Markets to Transfer Water Rights in Canada – Possibilities and Pitfalls
Oliver Brandes (120p) – October 2008
In Canada, continued dialogue, increased udnerstanding of policy options, and careful ground rules are basic pre-requisites before any expansion of the role of markets as a water allocation tool should even be considered.
Water resources, even in developed nations like the United States, are being threatened by climate change, drought, population growth, waste and the growing demand for energy, which requires enormous amounts of water.
Liz Hendricks (120p)
Because of the infrastructure deficit, communities cannpt afford huge capital costs to continually expand water treatment facilities and handling systems.
POLIS logo (120p)
The POLIS Project investigated water supply contexts and water conservation programs in California.
Dalhousie University’s Eco-Efficiency Centre publishes Industrial Best Practices for Water Management Guide
The report covers the current state of water management in industrial parks and discusses the implications that inefficient water use can have on operating costs and public perceptions of environmental responsibility.
Google Labs launched Fusion Tables, a powerful new online research and data organizing tool that makes it much easier to share and navigate the world’s digital science and technical archives.
The week of June 5-14, 2009 has been designated Boundary Waters Week to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Boundary Waters Treaty. On this occasion, the Forum for Leadership on Water (FLOW) is calling for the federal government to invest in Canadian water security by providing greater support to the International Joint Commission.