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Register Now- Water scarcity: a new reality on BC’s “Wet Coast?”

See below for information from the BC Water and Wastewater Association:

You’re Invited: 
Water scarcity: A new reality on BC’s “Wet Coast”?

Networking event co-hosted by the BC Water and Wastewater Association and The POLS Project on Ecological Governance

10:00AM-12:15PM on December 3rd, Coast Bastion Inn, Nanaimo, BC

With water scarcity top of mind for many BC communities, join us at this informative networking event that looks at drought management in BC today, what changes are on the horizon with the Water Sustainability Act, and two island community perspectives – North Cowichan and North Salt Spring Island.

Join us for a morning of informative presentations:

  • Law reform and managing drought: Lessons from BC, California and elsewhere;
  • North Salt Spring Waterworks District: The governance aspects of water scarcity; and
  • Municipality of North Cowichan: The challenges of basin level water management planning.

Guest Speakers

Law reform and managing drought: Lessons from BC, California and elsewhere

Oliver M. Brandes, BA(H), DIP.RNS, M.ECON., JD

Co-Director & WSP Lead, POLIS Project on Ecological Governance and Senior Research Associate, Centre for Global Studies

Kirk Stinchcombe, MES, MBA, PMP
Sustainability Specialist, Econics & Strategic Advisor, POLIS Water Sustainability Project

North Salt Spring Waterworks District: The governance aspects of water scarcity
Ron Stepaniuk
District Manager

Meghan McKee, Dipl. Tech., B.Sc. – EM
Environmental Manager

Municipality of North Cowichan: the challenges of basin level water
management planning

Robert Bell
Assistant Manager of Operations (Utilities)

For more information and to register, visit BCWWA’s webpage for the event here.

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