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.
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.
Klaus Koenig impresses Victoria audience
German architect and consulting engineer. Klaus has been extensively involved with the subject of rainwater utilization for 20 years.
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.
Rainwater Harvesting Workshop Series resonates with British Columbians!
The Vancouver and Victoria workshops were part of a series of cross-Canada events sponsored by Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation (CMHC).
Irrigation Industry Association of British Columbia launches Landscape Irrigation Scheduling Calculator
The Irrigation Industry Association of British Columbia (IIABC) has developed the Landscape Irrigation Scheduling Calculator to assist irrigators in developing a proper irrigation schedule taking into account the location, landscape, soil and irrigation system operation parameters.
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.
Meeting of the Minds
The “Meeting of the Minds” workshop was held in Parksville in September 2005. This event was the result of a Vancouver Island contact survey initiated by the BC Water & Waste Association (BCWWA) during the period 2003-2004.