WSP Media Highlights - 2009
The WSP's Carl Maas co-authored this article with Kurtis Elton for the November/December 2009 issue of Canadian Water Treatment magazine. The article overviews key water conservation and efficiency strategies and key opportunities for further water management improvement in the Province of Ontario.
For this September 23rd article published in the Cowichan Valley Citizen, interest by the WSP and the Halalt First Nation in creating a comprehensive watershed management plan is noted.
The WSP's Carol Maas authored an article in Canadian Water Treatment magazine on the critical links between water and energy, drawing on the WSP report Greenhouse Gas and Energy Co-Benefits of Water Conservation.
The WSP's Elizabeth Hendriks, with Sheila Forsyth (Friends of the Earth Canada) and Leela Ramachandran (Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Green Municipal Fund), co-authored an article on the water soft path for municipalities for the September/October 2009 issue of Canadian Water Treatment magazine.
This July 14th article was published by the StarPhoenix. It overviews points 4-7 from the Top 10 list identified in the WSP research report Thinking Beyond Pipes and Pumps: Top 10 Ways Communities Can Save Water and Money.
This July 7th article was published in the StarPhoenix. It overviews points 8-10 from the Top 10 list identified in the WSP research report Thinking Beyond Pipes and Pumps: Top 10 Ways Communities Can Save Water And Money.
In this Canadian Corporate News June 8th article, the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes is noted as a signatorie on an expert group call for a new Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.
This May 5th media release, issued by the organizations Ecojustice, Watershed Watch, POLIS Water Sustainabiliy Project, Sierra Club of BC and Raincoast Conservation Foundation, alerts readers to a poll of BC political parties' responses to water safety and shortage concerns. The parties' survey responses may also be downloaded below.
This April 2nd article was published by the Comox Valley Record. It describes the Community Engagement and Watershed Planning workshop co-hosted by Waterlution and the WSP to occur at the end of April, 2009.
This op-ed, published in the Vancouver Sun on March 17th, provides commentary on water policy in British Columbia. It was co-authored by by Linda Nowlan, Randy Christensen, Craig Orr, and the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes.
This op-ed on Ontario's Green Energy Act (2009) by the WSP's Carol Maas and Nancy Goucher (Forum for Leadership on Water) was published in the Toronto Sun on March 5th.
Glen Pleasance, Jim Bruce, and the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes co-authored this commentary on water infrastructure spending in the February 2009 Federal budget. The article was published on February 4th in Monday Magazine.