Tag Archives: WAM

Water Act Modernization: Ecosystem vs. Economics

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In 2008, the BC government promised long-needed changes to the Province’s rules for allocating and protecting water, by announcing the Living Water Smart (LWS) program. This was followed in December 2009 by the launch of the Water Act Modernization (WAM) …

Update on the Water Act Modernization Process

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BC’s current water act is in need of a major overhaul. In 2008, the BC Government announced Living Water Smart and the Water Act Modernization process. Living Water Smart promised long-needed changes to the Province’s rules for allocating water. There …

Watershed Watch post on the WaterBucket.ca blog on comments on BC’s Water Sustainability Act

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Watershed Watch Salmon Society comments on BC’s Water Sustainability Act on the WaterBucket.ca blog. The post discusses our recent submission to Living Water Smart BC’s consultation on a new Water Sustainability Act. For more information on Living Water Smart’s Water …

Province of BC media release: Public Invited to Comment on Water Act Modernization

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The Province of British Columbia media release Public Invited to Comment on Water Act Modernization announces a second invitation for the public to provide comments on revisions to BC’s Water Act. See the media release for information on how to …