Integrated Water Management in Canada: The Experience of Watershed Agencies
Dan Shrubsole, Dan Walters, Barbara Veale, Bruce Mitchell
Routledge, Jun 26, 2018 - Water resources development - 182 pages
This volume provides readers with an opportunity to learn from front line water managers of watershed-based agencies across Canada about integrated water management (or integrated water resource management). In common with practice in much of the world, the responsibility for implementing integrated watershed management in Canada is fragmented. Each province and territory in Canada has developed unique approaches or governance models to guide decision making in that regard. Thus, this edited volume enables readers from around the world to gain insight on the best practices in Canada for achieving success and addressing barriers to implement IWM.
Although there remains non consensus about how to "best" approach river basin management, some of the main observations include:
The chapters were originally published in a special issue of the International Journal of Water Resources Development.