What is the Water $ave Tool Kit ?

In November of 2003, the BC Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection (MWLAP), in partnership with the Water Sustainability Committee (WSC) of the BC Water & Waste Association, initiated development of a Water $ave Tool Kit for British Columbia.

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Small Water Systems website goes “live!”

Have you ever wondered what role the health authorities play in regulating drinking water in BC? Are there any resources to help you write an Emergency Response Plan? And how will the new Groundwater Protection Regulation affect your small water system? You can find the answer to these and many other questions on the new Small Water Systems website.

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Latest POLIS Project

The Urban Water Demand Management (UWDM) team at the University of Victoria's POLIS Project on Ecological Governance is pleased to announce the release of At a Watershed: Ecological Governance and Sustainable Water Management in Canada.

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Dr. Peter Coombes a hit with Vancouver audience

Dr. Coombes is an engineer and a microbiologist who has achieved international recognition as a result of challenging conventional wisdom and championing new approaches for Urban Water Cycle Management in Australia.

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Rainwater Harvesting

Workshops in Vancouver (May 31) and Victoria (June 20) connected the dots between WHY rainwater harvesting and HOW to cost-effectively implement rainwater collection, storage, treatment and delivery.

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Water Conservation on the Island

Water may seem abundant on BC’s west coast, but the ever-increasing challenge of acquiring drinking water from limited sources for our growing communities is forcing us to rethink the ways we use water.

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