WSP Media Highlights - 2010

Making the most of the water we have: The soft path approach to water management
December 2010
Critical Policy Studies

A book review by Dr. Paehlke of "Making the Most of What We Have" was released in the December, 2010 issue of Critical Policy Studies Journal.

The Value of Water—Article in BCWWA's Watermark Magazine
December 2010
Watermark

The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes co-authored this article with Kirk Stinchcombe (Econics) for the Winter 2010 issue of BC Water & Waste Association (BCWWA)'s quarterly Watermark magazine. The article draws from the recently released WSP report Worth Every Penny: A Primer on Conservation-Oriented Water Pricing.

Op-Ed—B.C. needs to get water rules right
November 2010
Vancouver Sun

In this Vancouver Sun op-ed published on November 24th, the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and Rod Dobell discuss the results of a McAllister Opinion Research poll, which surveyed B.C. public responses to the provincial Water Act modernization.

Common Law: Implementing the Public Trust Doctrine in British Columbia—Article in Water Canada
November 2010
Water Canada

For this November/December 2010 issue article, published in Water Canada magazine, WSP team member Elizabeth Hendriks examines the opportunity for implementing the public trust doctrine in B.C. through the modernization of the outdated Water Act.

Worth Every Penny: Conservation-oriented water pricing—Article in Water Canada
September 2010
Water Canada

The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes co-authored this article with Kirk Stinchcombe and Steven Renzetti, which was published in the September/October 2010 issue of Water Canada magazine. The article was based on the WSP research report Worth Every Penny: A Primer on Conservation-Oriented Water Pricing.

More than Toilets and TAPs—Article in Water Canada
September 2010
Water Canada

The WSP's Carol Maas co-authored this article with Matt Binstock, which was published in the September/October 2010 issue of Water Canada magazine. The article discuss the benefits of Ontario's new Water Opportunities Act.

A book conversation between the editors and a reviewer: “the soft path approach”
August 2010
Water International

Check out a new review for "Making the Most of the Water We Have" found in the May, 2010 issue of Water International.

Canadians flushing Great Lakes water down the toilet—Article in Canada NewsWire
July 2010
Canada NewsWire

WSP research on the water-energy nexus is noted in this Canada NewsWire article, published on July 2nd.

Susanne Porter-Bopp Discusses urban water issues on B.C. Legislature Radio
June 2010
B.C. Legislature Radio

The WSP's Community Water Coordinator Susanne Porter-Bopp was interviewed by British Columbia MLA Michelle Mungall on the topic of urban water issues in Canada. This interview was part of the "Women & Water" radio series at the B.C. Legislature.

Op-ed—We need to value and conserve water
May 2010
Vancouver Sun

On May 18th, the Vancouver Sun pubished an op-ed on water pricing co-authored by the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and Kirk Stinchcombe, and Steven Renzetti. 

Oliver M. Brandes Discusses Water Pricing on CBC Radio
May 2010
CBC Radio

The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes discussed the myth of water abundance and the need for Canadians to focus on conservation-oriented water pricing in an interview with Jo-Ann Roberts on CBC radio's program "All Points West".

Water Wise—Article in Holmes Magazine
May 2010
Holmes Magazine

The WSP's Susy Porter-Bopp is quoted in this article, published in the May/June 2010 issue of Holmes Magazine. The article contradicts the "endless bounty" myth of Canadian freshwater resources, and describes water-efficient gardening practices to conserve the blue gold.

Tapping into film power; Open Cinema celebrates 75 nights of big issues on the big screen—Article in Times Colonist
April 2010
Times Colonist

The WSP's Community Water Coordinator, Susi Porter-Bopp, is noted in this April 11th article, published in the Times Colonist.

WSP Project Leader Oliver M. Brandes Featured on CTV's Business News Network
April 2010
CTV's Business News Network

WSP Project Lead Oliver M. Brandes was featured in an interview on the state of Canada's water on CTV's Business News Network on World Water Day - March 22nd, 2010.

Water sustainability crucial—Article in Vernon Morning Star
March 2010
Vernon Morning Star

The WSP's research is noted in this Vernon Morning Star article, published on March 20th.

Protecting Arctic Wealth—Article in Water Canada
March 2010
Water Canada

The WSP's Elizabeth Hendriks co-authored this article with Victoria David, which was published by Water Canada magazine in their March/April 2010 issue. The article explores the challenges and opportunities for the Water Stewardship Strategy in Canada's Northwest Territories.

Shower With a Friend—Article in Alternatives Journal
January 2010
Alternatives Journal

The WSP's Carol Maas authored an article on the WSP's water-energy nexus work for the New Energy issue of Alternatives Journal. The article sets out a number of steps that citizens can take to save water and reduce energy consumption.

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