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Water Use & Conservation

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Survey Objectives

CV Marketing Research, in conjunction with Alliance Professional Services, conducted an online survey of water utilities in British Columbia to determine water conservation policies, practices, and projects.

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Water $ave Tool Kit

As part of the Water $ave Tool Kit, a focus group was conducted to determine water industry representatives’ conservation challenges and potential solutions to those challenges.

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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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