Past Articles

Globe and Mail Op Ed: Let’s make groundwater an issue of national security

Read the Globe and Mail Op Ed "Let's make groundwater an issue of national security" by Adele Hurley, published on December 4, 2015. Full article available here.  

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Western Canada’s Freshwater in a Changing Climate – Presentation

Dr. David Schindler, Killam Memorial Chair and Professor Emeritus of Ecology at the University of Alberta, delivered a presentation on Western Canada's Freshwater in a Changing Climate, as a part of the recent symposium "In Deep: A Conversation About Water", October 3, 2015 in Banff, Alberta, Canada.    

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Canada needs a new approach to protecting groundwater

| May 29, 2015

Read the Globe and Mail Op Ed "Canada needs a new approach to protecting groundwater" by David McLaughlin, Ralph Pentland, and Adele Hurley, published on May 28, 2015.  

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Federal Water Policy

The Federal Water Policy is a statement of the federal government's philosophy and goals for the nation's freshwater resources, and of the proposed ways of achieving them. Click here to access a copy of the Federal Water Policy in English (pdf). Click here to access a copy of the Federal Water Policy in French (pdf). 

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The Water Report

The November 15, 2014 issue of the Water Report – a monthly newsletter for water lawyers, engineers, regulatory agencies, tribes, municipalities and environmental issues interested in water issues in the Western United States – provides a condensed version of POWI’s Protocols for Adaptive Water Governance: the Future of the Columbia River Treaty by Nigel Bankes and Barbara Cosens at pages 23 to 25.