The WSP team welcomes requests from media on issues relating to its research themes, including water conservation, water sustainability, and watershed governance. To get in touch with WSP researchers and spokespeople, please contact Laura Brandes, Communications Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-721-8189.
To view the WSP’s archived media highlights—including newspaper articles, magazine articles, radio interviews, and TV spots—click on the links below.
On March 20th, the Vancouver Sun published an op-ed co-authored by WSP researchers which highlights the initial legal provisions of BC's newly in force Water Sustainability Act.
In an article published by Coast Reporter on March 10, the realized potential for the WSP's concept of a 'watershed entity' is noted, as the Sunshine Coast Regional District contemplates developing such an entity in response to land-use conflicts in the Chapman Creek watershed.
On February 15th, the WSP's Rosie Simms discussed opportunities in BC's new Water Sustainability Act and recent POLIS water law research with the Foodline Radio program on Vancouver Co-op Radio.
On February 10th, an article in The Province quoted the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes, noting his optimism for progressive regulations in BC's Water Sustainability Act.
WSP researchers Oliver M. Brandes, Deborah Curran, and Rosie Simms co-authored an article profiling the WSP research report Awash with Opportunity for the January/February 2016 issue of Water Canada.
On December 4th, Vancouver Sun published an op-ed co-authored by POLIS researchers which discusses how BC's Water Sustainability Act can reach its full potential.
The WSP's Laura Brandes authored an article highlighting what BC can learn from California's drought and recent groundwater reform, which appeared in the December 2015 issue of Alternatives Journal.
On November 24th, the WSP's Rosie Simms was interviewed about BC's new Water Sustainability Act and the POLIS report Awash with Opportunity for CJLY Kootenay Co-op Radio's EcoCentric.
The WSP's Rosie Simms discussed what is needed to put the "sustainable" in BC's new Water Sustainability Act with CFAX 1070's Café Victoria on November 21st.