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The Future in Every Drop: The Benefits, Barriers and Practice of Urban Water Demand Management in Canada

Date Published: 2004

Full Reference:

Brandes, O., and K. Ferguson, 2004. The Future in Every Drop: The Benefits, Barriers and Practice of Urban Water Demand Management in Canada. Victoria: POLIS Project on Ecological Governance, University of Victoria, May.
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Abstract:

This report focuses on identifying benefits as well as the barriers to water Demand Side Management in Canada. The interconnected and interrelated nature of barriers creates a gridlock that resists the adoption of a comprehensive approach to demand management for urban water in Canada. Understanding the interrelationships of these barriers is the first step towards developing a Demand Side Management strategy for urban water provision. The report exaplains why a comprehensive and long-term approach to Demand Side Management is necessary and provides action plans for all levels of government and other stakeholders for implementation.

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