Response to the February 2019 B.C. Groundwater Licensing Update

Published On: February 25th, 2019

Author: Oliver M. Brandes, Rosie Simms

This submission outlines POLIS’ concerns and recommendations in response to the B.C. provincial government’s February 2019 announcement to extend the water licence application transition period for groundwater users for an additional three years.

It was sent to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy; Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development; staff from both of those ministries; and Opposition critics.

Response to the February 2019 B.C. Groundwater Licensing Update