WSP Media Highlights - 2004

Our Water: the undervalued nature resource—Article in The Hill Times
December 2004
The Hill Times

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.

Demand Side Management: planning for an uncertain future—Article in Fresh Outlook
December 2004
Fresh Outlook

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.

Preserving Canada's Blue Gold—Article in Canada West Foundation Newsletter
November 2004
Canada West Foundation Newsletter

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.

Governments must implement water demand management—Article in Environment Policy & Law
November 2004
Environment Policy & Law

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.

Metering—Article in The Vancouver Sun
August 2004
The Vancouver Sun

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.

Urban Water Demand Management: Planning for an Uncertain Future—Article in Municipal World
July 2004
Municipal World

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.

Link infrastructure grants to water conservation, urges UVic research group—Article in The Ring
May 2004
The Ring

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.

Conscientious CRD welcomes overall, responsible approach—Article in Victoria Weekend Edition
May 2004
Victoria Weekend Edition

POLIS director Michael M'Gonigle is quoted and WSP research is referenced for this May article published in Victoria Weekend Edition.

It Costs the Earth—Article in Monday Magazine
April 2004
Monday Magazine

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. 

Liquid Assets—Article in Georgia Straight
March 2004
Georgia Straight

The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes is quoted in this March 11th Georgia Straight article, commenting on the 2002 Sooke Reservoir Expansion Project.

Funding extended for water usage project—Article in The Ring
March 2004
The Ring

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.

Op-ed—Canadians are gluttons for water—Article in Times Colonist
January 2004
Times Colonist

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.

Trickle-Up: Demand-side water economics—Article in Corporate Knights
January 2004
Corporate Knights

The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes discusses the economic benefits of water efficient planning in this Corporate Knights magazine 2004 Winter issue article.

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