WSP Media Highlights - 2003

Water meters: New technology signals change—Article in Summit Magazine
November 2003
Summit Magazine

The WSP report Flushing the Future? Examining Urban Water Use in Canada was referenced for this November 2003 issue article in Summit Magazine

Flushing the Future?—Article in Victoria News
October 2003
Victoria News

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.

Our city is flush with water—Article in The Gazette
August 2003
The Gazette

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.

Op-ed—Canadians abusing water supply—Article in Toronto Star
August 2003
Toronto Star

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.

Canadians waste water, UVic study shows—Article in Times Colonist
August 2003
Times Colonist

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.

$20M committed to stop leaks: Water main breaks account for 4.6 percent of usage—Article in Edmonton Journal
August 2003
Edmonton Journal

WSP research is referenced in this August 23rd Edmonton Journal article, which critiques municipal water infrastructure in Canada.

Water shortage looms, new report warns—Article in The Record
August 2003
The Record

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.

Op-ed—Low-priced water is sucking us down the drain—Article in The Globe and Mail
August 2003
The Globe and Mail

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.

Fit to Drink—and That's a Problem!—Article in Fresh Outlook
May 2003
Fresh Outlook

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.

Politics, Platitudes, and Privatization—the three P’s of the World Water Forum—Article in Fresh Outlook
April 2003
Fresh Outlook

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.

Oliver M. Brandes discusses misuse of water in Canada on CBC Radio
March 2003
CBC Radio's Commentary

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. 

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