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    • A self-managing paradigm for the waters of Greater Vancouver 

      Cameron, Ken (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Using an underlying bioregional perspective, Ken Cameron compares old and new paradigms on a Vancouver city-region scale.
    • South Saskatchewan River basin water management: A Red Deer River basin perspective 

      Shaw, Bill (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Summary of a presentation which surveyed water management planning in the Red Deer, Bow and Oldman Rivers, which comprise Alberta's portion of the South Saskatchewan River basin.
    • Take a walk on the wet side: One perspective on community-based watershed planning 

      Joliat, Michelle; Willson, Gary (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      In Canada, rivers and lakes have been focal points of settlement, economic development, and transportation. Water is essential to the Canadian economy: it is an essential resource for food production, most industrial ...
    • An uncommon "commons" approach to floodplains and riverbanks 

      Valiquette, Pierre M. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Pierre Valiquette contributes insights from an "uncommon" grassroots initiative in Montreal, firmly based on a perspective that values the historic notion of the commons (represented by floodplains and riverbanks).
    • A vision for Canada's water 

      Madramootoo, Chandra (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Water is the lifeblood of the environment. In Canada, water is an integral part of our identity. Its importance is reflected in our economic development, recreational pursuits, and culture. Water has played an integral ...
    • Water in the world: Sandra Postel's conference keynote presentation 

      Postel, Sandra (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Sandra Postel launched the conference with her overview of "Water in the World." She reminds us of water's essential "quality" (unlike that of oil) as being basic to life on earth, necessarily conferring a dimension of ...
    • Water re-use technology: An alternative to "the big pipe"? 

      Soroczan, Cate (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation has been conducting research into water reuse technology, water conservation methods, alternative waste treatment systems, demonstration projects, and other water-related issues.
    • Water resource planning and community design 

      Ramjohn, Jamal (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Rural Alberta is experiencing the pressure of tremendous residential growth. Water continues to be a critical issue in rural development, both as a source of drinking water and a means of wastewater treatment.
    • Watershed planning and management: Technologies for the new millennium 

      Palmer, R. Mark; Burritt, D.; Burgess, Charles (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      In 1998, Greenland International Consulting began developing integrated GIS-based, real-time water management software (with flood forecasting capabilities), in partnership with the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation ...
    • Watersheds as the context and focus of integrated graduate training 

      Tamminga, Ken (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Over the past half-century or so, the conceptual and physical watershed has become much more than a land surface that drains to a common, watery receptacle. As many planners know, the watershed has long been a ...