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    • Plan Canada - Volume 40, Number 5 (October, November, December 2000) 

      Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Irritating planning: From H2O to water|Ressourcer l'urbanisme: de H2O vers l'eau
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Planning "on the coast" in New Brunswick 

      Robichaud, Armand; Jordan, Paul (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      An overview of the most popular mobile workshop of the 2000 CIP conference in Charlottetown, PEI: "On the Coast" - a tour of parts of New Brunswick's coast to explore issues and experiences with coastal planning in the ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • Limnology, plumbing and planning 

      Hutchinson, Neil J. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      The emergence of North American environmental awareness in the 1970s was largely fuelled by concerns about water quality. An obvious example of the collision of growth and water quality was the deterioration of Lake Erie.
    • 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 ...
    • From sediment sources to sinks: The route to coastal zone management on eastern Vancouver Island 

      Mewett, Alison; Marsh, William (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      More than half the population of Canada and the United States lives within 100 kilometres of a coastline. Despite our improved scientific understanding of coastal environments, damage to property and the environment ...
    • 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 ...
    • A region of watersheds: Refreshing inter-municipal planning 

      Schwartzenberger, Stan (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Stan Schwartzenberger reports on the emergence of local watershed-based stewardship initiatives as the possible well-spring of a revival of inter-municipal, if not regional, planning in Alberta.
    • Irrigating an ecologically wise planning ethic 

      Wight, Ian (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      This issue of Plan Canada is devoted to as full an accounting as possible of the proceedings of this unexpectedly important conference. Almost all sessions have been covered to some extent, with leads provided for those ...
    • Home use of rainwater: The next home-based environmental movement? 

      Burgess, Bob (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Even without the reinforcement of personal experience, logic tells us that the collection, storage, and use of rainwater should be an important component of any community water conservation strategy. Our experience on ...
    • Contents 

      Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 40, Number 5 (October, November, December 2000).
    • 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 ...
    • The necessity of integrated water management in Quebec 

      Dupras, Michel (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Amoung CIP affiliates, the OUQ has been particularly active in provincial water management issues. The OUQ's Environment Committee, chaired by Michel Dupras, coordinated the affiliate's November 24, 1999, submission ...
    • Making zoning "aquifer-friendly": The Fredericton experience 

      Forrest, Ken; Green, Jill (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Groundwater is a critical source of drinking water for millions of Canadians. The Province of New Brunswick and the City of Fredericton have been working toward the adoption of regulations to protect groundwater resources.
    • Integrating wetlands into the urban environment with a touch of WIMSY 

      Emms, Neil; Manuel, Patricia (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Small wetlands are increasingly beleaguered environments and are particularly threatened in urbanizing areas. Too small (usually less than 2 hectares) and sometimes too ephemeral to be served by existing evaluation and ...
    • 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.
    • 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).