Program provide residents with the tools to reduce water and energy use, save on energy and water bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated through water heating.
Tools and Resources
Ontario's Bill 72 has a strong potential to set a new standard for water conservation policy across Canada.
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.
The most successful promotions – all of which are nothing more than gimmicks – tend to have some form of visual appeal.
Oliver Brandes (120p)
The Primer explains how water pricing works, what the benefits are, and how water utilities can implement conservation-oriented water pricing structures as a key tool in the water manager's toolkit.
Watermark – Winter 2009 – cover (360p)
Denver Water knows what it takes to get its message across in today’s media saturated world. Its ‘Use Only What You Need’ campaign is sheer brilliance.
Released in 1998, the Catalogue was a compilation of existing or planned water use efficiency initiatives throughout British Columbia.
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.
Making the Most of the Water We Have
The book presents and applies the water soft path approach and discusses the emerging issues and policy impacts around this new paradigm of water management. The focus is on a series of case studies at the provincial (Ontario), watershed (Annapolis Valley), urban and community scales across Canada.
Mike Zbarsky (120p) – Comox Valley Regional District
Development activity and population growth is putting extreme pressure on regional water resources. A key message is that the Comox Valley needs to use less water for a number of reasons.