Gibson’s Provides “Good News” at International Conference

At the 2013 Program on Water Issues (POWI) conference in Toronto on June 25, Town of Gibsons Director of Engineering Dave Newman cracked open three dozen bottles of imported (to Toronto) water from the Town’s aquifer for a tasting, and provided insight on the Town’s aquifer mapping and groundwater management program to 110 international attendees.

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Water in the West: Under Pressure

The Fourth Interim Report of the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, Environment and Natural Resources which examines the impacts of population growth, economic activity and climate change on western Canadian water resources. The Committee argues for an increased federal role in protecting western water resources and makes recommendations on mapping aquifers and investment in water science.