British Columbia’s New Water Pricing Regime

Published On: March 1st, 2015

Author: Savannah Carr-Wilson with Oliver M. Brandes and Rod Dobell

This briefing note analyzes the B.C. provincial government’s new fee and rental schedule for water users and sets out several recommendations that the Province may wish to adopt in the coming years to help ensure provincial water licence pricing provides adequate resources to support the full implementation of B.C.’s new Water Sustainability Act and truly reflects the value of fresh water.

British Columbia's New Water Pricing Regime