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.
The WSP's Laura Brandes authored an article—published in June by The Rossland Telegraph,The Nelson Daily News, and The Castlegar Source—profiling the WSP's report California's Oranges and B.C.'s Apples? Lessons for B.C. from California Groundwater Reform.To read the article online, visit:
Findings of the WSP's new report California's Oranges and BC's Apples? Lessons for BC from California Groundwater Reform are discussed in this June article, published by The Province and Times Colonist, which includes commentary from several POLIS researchers. To read the article online, visit:
Water Canada published an interview on May 25th with Steve Litke (Senior Program Manager, Watersheds and Water Resources, Fraser Basin Council) where he discusses alternative water and watershed governance arrangements and sustainable, long-term funding.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes is quoted in this Partnership for Water Sustainability in BC Newsletter article, published on May 5th.
On May 4th, Water Bucket published a blog post celebrating the 10th anniversary of the milestone 2005 Achieving Water Balance Workshop, which includes an interview with the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes.
The WSP's Oliver M. Brandes authored an article exploring water licence pricing opportunities, which appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of BC Water & Waste Association (BCWWA)'s quarterly Watermark magazine.
The WSP's Natasha Overduin authored an op-ed exploring key water issues in Golden, BC, published in the Earth Day insert of The Golden Star.
On April 22nd, the WSP's Oliver M. Brandes discussed what BC can learn from California's drought on the show The Early Edition with Rick Cluff on CBC Radio. The interview runs from 02:20:44 to 02:28:20.
Water Canada published an interview on March 23rd with Randy Christensen (Lawyer, Ecojustice Canada and Research Associate, POLIS Project) where he discusses the water parallels and key issues for groundwater management in British Columbia and California.
WSP researchers Jesse Baltutis and Natasha Overduin co-authored an op-ed, published on March 18th by Times Colonist, which outlines key challenges and opportunities for B.C. communities and freshwater groups as they pursue healthy, clean water.