WSP Media Highlights - 2007
For a radio interview with Charlotte Scott on CKUT Radio's program "Ecolibrium" on December 18th, the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes discusses the soft path for water management.
WSP research on around-the-house water conservation tips and water-use statistics is referenced for this Montreal:Paris comparision article. It was published on November 24th in The Gazette.
Published on November 22nd in The Tyee, the WSP's involvement in the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation's Water Group is noted.
For the University of Victoria entry in the Alternatives Journal Environmental Education Directory, the POLIS Project on Ecological Governance is noted as a transdisciplinary research entity of interest to Environmental Studies students.
This article published on September 11th in The Ladysmith/Chemainus Chronicle provides details for an upcoming Chemainus River celebration hosted by the Halalth First Nation—where POLIS Project representatives would be present.
This op-ed authored by the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes was published in the Times Colonist, Victoria News, and Lower Island News in September. It both commends and critiques the Capital Regional District (CRD) for purchasing a portion of the Leech River watershed.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes, Tony Maas, and Ellen Reynolds co-authored an article outlining the top 10 opportunities for community action to save water and money, published in the September/October 2007 issue of Watershed Sentinel.
The WSP's Lead Oliver M. Brandes and Research Associate Tony Maas co-authored this article for the August 2007 issue of Alternatives Journal. It outlines their study of water soft path planning for urban centres in BC.
For the August 2007 issue of Alternatives Journal, the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and David B. Brooks co-authored this article on the benefits and feasibility of a water soft path approach to water management.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and David B. Brooks co-authored this article for the August 2007 issue of Alternatives Journal. It outlines seven steps for creating a water soft path plan.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes, Tony Maas, and Ellen Reynolds co-authored this article for the June 2007 issue of Runoff, the Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) BC Branch newsletter.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and Tim Morris (Sierra Club of Canada) co-authored this article in Toronto Star, published on May 19th. It calls for action by the federal government to create more national water legislation, and improve existing enforcement and water conservation policies.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes, Tony Maas, and Ellen Reynolds co-authored this article in the March 2007 issue of Municipal World. It describes emerging water challenges in Canada, and outlines the top 10 ways communities can save water and money from the WSP report Thinking Beyond Pipes and Pumps.
The work of WSP collaborator David B. Brooks and WSP lead Oliver M. Brandes to develop and promote backcasting methodology for water management is noted in this Lower Island News article, published on February 23rd.
The work of the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes on the Capital Regional District's Water Advisory Committee (WAC) is noted in this January/February 2007 article published by Lower Island News. The article profiles the work of four Greater Victoria innovative leaders who "help green the Capital Regional District".