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Publications of Brandes, Oliver M.

2009

  • Brandes, O.M., D.B. Brooks, C. Maas, S. Porter-Bopp, and J. Wong, 2009. "Annex - How to Create a Soft Path Plan for Water." In O.M. Brandes, D.B. Brooks, and S. Gurman (eds.) Making the Most of the Water We Have: The Soft Path Approach to Water Management. London: Earthscan Books,

  • Brandes, O.M., L. Nowlan, and K. Paris, 2009. Going with the Flow? Evolving Water Allocations and the Potential and Limits of Water Markets in Canada. Conference Board of Canada: Canada.
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  • Wong, J., S. Porter-Bopp, O.M. Brandes, and L. Edwards, 2009. Water Conservation Planning Guide for British Columbia's Communities.  Victoria: POLIS Project on Ecological Governance at the University of Victoria with the Ministry of  Community and Rural Development.
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2008

  • Brandes, O.M., 2008. Clean Water, Green Jobs: A Stimulus Package for Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investments. Briefing Note to the Minister of Environment.  A joint project of the POLIS Project on Ecological Governance, FLOW Canada, the Alliance for Water Efficiency, and the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA).

  • Brandes, O.M., and D. Curran, 2008. Water Licences and Conservation: Future Directions for Land Trusts in British Columbia. Report prepared for The Land Trust Alliance of BC, May 13, 2008.

2007

  • Brandes, O.M., and D. Brooks, 2007. "Ingenuity Trumps Hard Tech: The Water Soft Path is the Best Bet for Canada's Public and Ecological Needs." Alternatives 33(4): 10-13.

  • Brandes, O.M., and D. Brooks, 2007. "Soft Planning: How to Create a Water Soft Path." Alternatives 33(4): 25.

  • Brandes, O.M., and T. Maas, 2007. "Community Paths: Investigating BC's Urban Water Use." Alternatives 33(4): 13.

  • Brandes, O.M., T. Maas, and E. Reynolds, 2007. "A New View of Water Security: Thinking Beyond Pipes and Pumps." Municipal World Magazine, March 2007.

2006

  • Brandes, O. and D.B. Brooks, 2006. The Soft Path for Water in a Nutshell. Victoria: POLIS Project, University of Victoria and Friends of the Earth Canada, May 2006.
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  • Brandes, O., and D.B. Brooks, 2006. The Soft Path for Water: A Social Approach to the Physical Problem of Achieving Sustainable Water Management. HORIZONS 9(1): 71-74.

  • Brandes, O., and L. Kriwoken, 2006. "Changing Perspectives – Changing Paradigms: Taking the ‘Soft Path’ to Water Sustainability in the Okanagan Basin." Canadian Water Resources Journal 31(2): 75-90.

  • Brandes, O., and T. Maas, 2006. "What We Govern and What Governs Us: Developing Sustainability in Canadian Water Management." A working paper first presented at the Canadian Water Resources Association 59th Annual Conference in in Toronto, Ontario, June 4-7.

  • Brandes, O., D. Brooks and M. M’Gonigle, 2006. “Moving Water Conservation to Centre Stage.” Eau Canada: The Future of Canada’s Water, Vancouver: UBC Press.

  • Brandes, O., T. Maas, and E. Reynolds, 2006. Thinking Beyond Pipes and Pumps: Top 10 Ways Communities Can Save Water and Money. Victoria: POLIS Project on Ecological Governance, University of Victoria, October 2006.
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  • Brandes, O.M., and E. Reynolds, 2006. "Putting Water Security on the Agenda." Dialogues 2(1): 8.

2005

  • Brandes, O. M., K. Ferguson, M. M'Gonigle, and C. Sandborn, 2005. At a Watershed: Ecological Governance and Sustainable Water Management in Canada. Victoria: POLIS Project on Ecological Governance, University of Victoria, May.

  • Brandes, O., and L. Kriwoken, 2005. "Changing Perspectives - Changing Paradigms: Demand Management Strategies and Innovative Solutions for a Sustainable Okanagan Water Future." Co-written and presented by Oliver M. Brandes and Lynn Kriwoken, BC Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection at the CWRA Conference: Water - Our Limiting Resource. Kelowna, BC, February 23-25.

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  • Brandes, O.M., 2005. "At a Watershed: Ecological Governance and Sustainable Water Management in Canada." Journal of Environmental Law and Practive 16(1): 79-97.

2004

  • Brandes, O., 2004. "Trickle-Up: Demand-Side Water Economics." Corporate Knights Magazine, October.

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  • Brandes, O., and E. Reynolds, 2004. "Governments Must Implement Water DSM." Environment Policy and Law Journal 15(8): 669.

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  • 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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  • Brandes, O., and T. Maas, 2004. "Planning for Uncertainty." Municipal World Magazine, July.

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2003

  • Brandes, O. and K. Ferguson, 2003. Flushing the Future? Examining Urban Water Use in Canada. Victoria: POLIS Project on Ecological Governance, University of Victoria, August.
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  • Brandes, O., 2003. "Politics, Platitudes, and Privatization: The Three P's of the World Water Forum." FresH2Outlook 15: 15.

  • Brandes, O., and M. M'Gonigle, 2003. "Fit to Drink and that's a Problem!" FresH2Outlook 15: 10.