WSP Media Highlights - 2004
The WSP's research on urban water demand management is referenced in this December article published in The Hill Times by Jean Crowder (MP for Nanaimo Cowichan). The article promotes national policy action on water, based on the WSP's recommendations.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and Tony Maas co-authored this article in the Winter 2004 issue of Fresh Outlook magazine on the role urban water demand management can play in planning for our uncertain future.
For the November 2004 issue of Canada West Foundation Newsletter, the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and Ellen Reynolds co-authored an article on water sustainability.
For the November 2004 issue of Environment Policy & Law, the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and Ellen Reynolds co-authored this article which critiques the dominant "supply-side management" mentality, and proposes "demand management" as a more effective way to manage freshwater resources in Canada.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes was interviewed for this August 26th article published in The Vancouver Sun, which shares the perspectives of southern B.C. municipal government representatives and researchers on potential water metering programs.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and Tony Maas co-authored an article in the July 2004 issue of Municipal World magazine on the role urban water demand management can play in planning for our uncertain future.
Michael M'Gonigle and Oliver M. Brandes are quoted in this May 2004 issue article in The Ring, which unfolds the recommendations of the WSP report The Future in Every Drop: The Benefits, Barriers, and Practice of Urban Water Demand Management in Canada.
POLIS director Michael M'Gonigle is quoted and WSP research is referenced for this May article published in Victoria Weekend Edition.
For this April 22nd article in Monday Magazine, the WSP's research associate Tony Maas and the WSP's urban water management research are noted.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes is quoted in this March 11th Georgia Straight article, commenting on the 2002 Sooke Reservoir Expansion Project.
This article published in the March 2004 issue of The Ring acknowledges the Walter & Duncan Gordon Foundation grant awarded to the POLIS Project, for continuing WSP research on urban water demand management.
This op-ed published January 27th in Times Colonist by the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes discusses the potential for increased efficiency of Canadian water use.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes discusses the economic benefits of water efficient planning in this Corporate Knights magazine 2004 Winter issue article.