WSP Media Highlights - 2003
The WSP report Flushing the Future? Examining Urban Water Use in Canada was referenced for this November 2003 issue article in Summit Magazine.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes was interviewed for this October 8th Victoria News article, where he discusses the need to research and reshape Canadian water infrastructure and water-use practices, and describes what the POLIS project has contributed to these discussions.
For this August 27th article published in The Gazette, the WSP report Flushing the Future? Examining Urban Water Use in Canada was referenced, and the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes quoted, commenting on how poor water infrastructure in Montreal has contributed to their national top rank for highest urban water use.
In this op-ed published by the Toronto Star on August 27th, the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes identifies Canadians as some of the most wasteful water-users on the planet, and promotes "soft path" water management as an innovative alternative to the current "supply-side" mentality.
For this August 24th article published by Times Colonist, the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes was interviewed to discuss the WSP report Flushing the Future? Examining Urban Water Use in Canada.
WSP research is referenced in this August 23rd Edmonton Journal article, which critiques municipal water infrastructure in Canada.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes is quoted in this August 2003 article in The Record, speaking to the findings of the WSP's report Flushing the Future? Examining Urban Water Use in Canada.
On August 14th, The Globe and Mail published an op-ed co-authored by David Boyd, Senior Associate with the POLIS Project, which features WSP research.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and Michael M'Gonigle co-authored this article for the May 2003 issue of Fresh Outlook magazine, which describes water over-use, mismanagement and under-pricing in Canada, and promotes demand side management (DSM) as an innovative alternative.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes authored this reflection for Fresh Outlook magazine on the 3rd World Water Forum, held from March 16-23rd in Japan.
On March 14th, the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes spoke on CBC Radio's Commentary about misuse and mismanagement of water in Canada, in preparation for the upcoming 3rd World Water Forum.