Sunday, January 20, 2019

Tag: Water Sustainability Act

Environmental Flow Needs Conference Leads with Reconciliation

Last week, 250 attendees at the siwłkʷ  (WATER) FOR ALL - OUR RESPONSIBILITY Environmental Flow Needs Conference listened, shared, and discussed how to ensure...

New Poll Finds Long-Term Water Management A Growing Concern in BC

New opinion data finds that long-term water management is top of mind for many British Columbians. The findings are published in the 2018 BC Water...

Insights on Urban Watersheds Management in B.C.

Over three-quarters of British Columbia’s population live in urbanized watersheds. These watersheds are a cornerstone of ecological and human health as well as economic...

A Renewed Outlook for B.C.’s Freshwater

As B.C.’s new government embarks on the hard work of fulfilling its platform commitments and ministerial mandates, there will be no shortage of pressing...

Langley Township Highlights Green Infrastructure Success

In 2007, Langley Township in British Columbia hosted the first of three events in the Metro Vancouver Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation. Now, a decade later, the Township...

Skeena Watershed Group Concerned Over Drought Conditions

As the Skeena-Nass area of British Columbia continues to experience Level 3 hydrological drought conditions, leaders from the Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition express concern...

New Report Highlights Water Governance Gaps in B.C.

The POLIS Project on Ecological Governance has released a new report that highlights what's needed to implement watershed-based governance in British Columbia. The report entitled, Illumination: Insights...

British Columbia’s Water Sustainability Act Comes Into Effect

On February 29, 2016, the government of British Columbia brought the new Water Sustainability Act  into force along with a first phase of regulations. The Water...

Putting the “Sustainable” in B.C.’s New Water Law

By Rosie Simms and Oliver M. Brandes With the replacement of its over a century-old Water Act with the new Water Sustainability Act in...

Water Win Against Logging Giant Leaves Unanswered Questions

By Andrew Gage, Staff Counsel, West Coast Environmental Law Even though water has been at the heart of logging conflicts in British Columbia for many...

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