Customized Water Smart Action Plans were drafted, thoroughly reviewed, and revised by each community to produce a final 'living document'.
Large water systems have been the primary focus of the regional health authorities. Meanwhile, not a whole lot seems to have changed for small systems.
The needs of salmon for water were given a much higher priority than most other consumptive uses of water, especially diverting of rivers for power.
Ontario's Bill 72 has a strong potential to set a new standard for water conservation policy across Canada.
Linda Nowlan (WWF Canada):
98 per cent feel fresh water is crucial to the prosperity and quality of life in BC; and 72 per cent say nature should be the priority for managing water use during times of water scarcity.
Georgia power plant
There is an absence of clear policy and direction in understanding the water-energy connection. As massive freshwater withdrawals by thermoelectric plants grow, they remain unevenly regulated.
The Co-operative Committee of BC Water Associations is dedicated to promotion of collaboration and co-operation between the member water associations and their membership.
Water a Precious Commodity in Canada: Researchers, industry leaders work to end waste of water supply
While policy-makers and government agencies debate what needs to be done, innovative researchers and companies are creating products to help us use water more effectively — even profitably.
Watermark – Fall 2010 cover
One plus one always equals two, some water conservation products have better payback than others, and low flow showerheads always work better when they are actually in the shower.