Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: water resources

2020 AquaHacking Challenge to Help Address B.C. Freshwater Issues

The Okanagan Basin Water Board and Aqua Forum will be launching the 2020 AquaHacking Challenge on October 29 at UBC Okanagan. Doors open at...

New Research Examines Water Sustainability Plans in B.C.

A new Innovation Brief from the University of Victoria’s POLIS Water Sustainability Project and Environmental Law Centre investigates how Water Sustainability Plans, enabled by British Columbia’s...

City of Kitchener Wins Water Efficiency Excellence Award

The Region of Waterloo has recognized the City of Kitchener as a local leader in water efficiency. The city partnered with the Region’s Water...

Measuring Water and Climate Risk in an Uncertain World

Water is the ultimate Goldilocks product – too little and the land shrivels into desert, too much and we’re paddling. Still, managing water flow has...

New Research Finds Problem with Groundwater Monitoring

Bad wells tend to get excluded from studies on groundwater levels, a problem that could skew results everywhere monitoring is used to decide government...

Study Measures Impact of Built Environment on Water Use

How much water single-family residences use is closely related to a community’s built environment, according to a study led by the University of Arizona...

Cowichan Valley Regional District Receives Funding for Water Supply Study

A major grant from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Province of British Columbia will enable the Cowichan Valley Regional District to explore...

Water Use Restricted on Koksilah River, B.C. to Protect Fish Populations

The Government of British Columbia (B.C.) is restricting water use by select users on the Koksilah River to protect fish populations, which are under...

Salt Spring Island Water Study Receives Support from B.C. Government

The Government of British Columbia (B.C.) is helping Salt Spring Islanders move toward better water service with a $50,000 grant to the Capital Regional District,...

Predictive Model Forecasts Rainfall to Support Irrigation Decisions

A predictive model that combines information about plant physiology, real-time soil conditions, and weather forecasts can help make more informed decisions about when and...

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