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 November 17, Deborah Curran (POLIS Partner and Advisor) spoke with CBC Radio's BC Almanac about the new POLIS publication Awash with Opportunity: Ensuring the Sustainability of B.C.'s New Water Law and BC's new water pricing rates. The segment begins at 30:00.
This article on water pricing, published in The Province on November 15th, cites the WSP research report Awash with Opportunity: Ensuring the Sustainability of B.C.'s New Water Law and quotes the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes.
On November 16, Water Canada published a blog post authored by the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and Rosie Simms, which draws on the WSP research report Awash with Opportunity: Ensuring the Sustainability of B.C.'s New Water Law.
On November 16th, UVic's The Ring published a news post co-authored by the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes and Rosie Simms which profiles the WSP report Awash with Opportunity: Ensuring the Sustainability of B.C.'s New Water Law.
On November 16th, Rossland Telegraph published a blog post, which profiles the POLIS report Awash with Opportunity: Ensuring the Sustainability of BC's New Water Law.
The WSP's David B. Brooks authored a book review of Governing transboundary waters: Canada, the United States, and Indigenous communities, published in the November/December 2015 issue of Water International.
Water Canada published an interview on October 20th with Merrell-Ann Phare (Executive Director, Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources) and the Honorable J. Michael Miltenberger (Minister, Environment and Natural Resources, Government of Northwest Territories) where they discuss lessons learned from the recent negotiation of water management agreements for the Mackenzie Basin.
The WSP's Randy Christensen, Oliver M. Brandes and Rosie Simms co-authored an article on lessons Canadian communities can learn from California's drought, published in the September/October 2015 issue of Environmental Science & Engineering.
Oliver M. Brandes (WSP Lead) was quoted in a Vancouver Sun special report on water use reductions in the Capital Regional District, published on September 20th.
On September 14th, the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes was quoted for an article critiquing B.C.'s new Water Sustainability Act, published by Vancouver Sun and Times Colonist. The article is first in a series exploring water law issues in the province. To read the article online, visit: