Many utilities are beginning to see the value in turning drought into an opportunity to develop what City of Phoenix water managers call a low water-use lifestyle.
Gordon Campbell (former Premier, British Columbia):
The western premiers and territorial leaders have agreed to a Water Charter that makes protecting the resource a priority.
Construction set to begin on signature green facility at VanDusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver, British Columbia
The plan is for 100 percent of VanDusen’s occupants’ water use to come from captured precipitation or reused water.
It is more important than ever to continue efforts to help others understand the need and importance of conservation.
New Green Building Report Focuses on the Role of Water, Rainwater Harvesting in Sustainable Design and Construction
The bulk of building projects in the U.S. miss out on one of the most potentially significant water conservation opportunities: rainwater catchment and reuse.
Released in 1998, the Catalogue was a compilation of existing or planned water use efficiency initiatives throughout British Columbia.
Tom Henry – Toledo Blade
Traditional reliance on massive reservoirs and water-distribution systems must be augmented by a greater emphasis on projects such as rainwater collection.
Researchers conclude that drought in Southeast USA is actually mild compared to historical shortages
Researchers from Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earty Observatory have concluded that the severity of the current drought has less to do with climate change and more to do with population growth and ineffective infrastructure planning.
It's a one‐stop shop, designed to help with everyday decision‐making – offering solutions to challenging questions that save both time and money. The toolkit offers simple steps to get homeowners started on the road to a greener home.
The Comox Valley Regional District has recognized two homeowners and one local business for creating water wise landscapes and for their commitment to reducing water consumption.