Total Water Management: Practices for a Sustainable Future

    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.

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    City of Dawson Creek hosts CMHC Sustainability Workshop

    The City of Dawson Creek hosted a workshop titled “Sustainable Planning and Development for Small Communities”, a program developed by Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation to help small communities. Held in December 2006, the workshop was attended by municipalities from throughout the Peace River region.

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    Water-Centric Planning in the Town of Oliver

    The convergence of local, regional and provincial interests provided the impetus for organizing a ‘water-centric working session' in the Town of Oliver on March 30, 2006. A list of ten incremental steps were identified that will help guide the Town and the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen on their journey to get from “there to here” along the soft path to water sustainability.

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    Supply from the sea: Exploring ocean desalination

    This article provides a brief overview of ocean desalination, including a discussion of global and domestic trends, a comparison of technologies, a summary of the economics, and an overview of implementation considerations.

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    How healthy are your utility’s financial fundamentals?

    There are three areas that utilities should address to improve their financial strength: financial planning and management, effective pricing, and affordability. This article discusses these areas, as well as their benefit and importance in encouraging effective planning and preparation for utilities to meet future challenges.

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