High quality water is more than the dream of the conservationists, more than a political slogan; high quality water, in the right quantity at the right place at the right time, is essential to health, recreation, and economic growth. EDMUND S. MUSKIE, U.S. Senator, speech, 1 March 1966
Minister Wilkinson congratulated the Green Communities’ Well Aware program this week for providing help to well owners on taking care of their wells, protecting their drinking water and our shared groundwater.
Supported by funding from the Ministry of the Environment, Well Aware delivers programs and drives positive actions focused on the basics of maintaining a well.
Splash Fest, the Floating Water Festival
August 13, Georgina Ontario, Each year the Festival will celebrate water through creativity and by challenging everyone to find new ways to create, share, think and dream about water.
|“The Ontario Water Conservation Alliance congratulates the provincial government on Bill 72 and its serious plan for water conservation and efficiency,” said Theresa McClenaghan of the Canadian Environmental Law Association, speaking on behalf of the Alliance|
An immersive experience with hands-on activities for kids, live animals and multi-media displays about life's most precious resource.
Orange Drop is the program that has been introduced to help recycle household hazardous and special waste materials that need extra care when they've reached the end of their useful lives.
The Value of Water “Water Finance” Program follows the successful footsteps of the Centre for Environment’s "Carbon Finance" Workshop series by bringing the emerging issues of water to the forefront including scarcity, climate change and how they fight with the business-as-usual scenario
Groundwater Canada Please click here to view if you are in the groundwater industry and are interested in bringing Well Aware to your province/territory.
Water use it wisely Water conservation is something few of us think about at work. Since we don't get the bill there, we're not aware of the cost and quantity of our consumption. But our offices and factories consume huge quantities of water, so saving on the job should be everyone’s business. That's why Water – Use It Wisely is teaming with GreenNurture.com, the software solution for incorporating sustainability into daily practice at work. Together, we're inspiring people to save water in their 9-to-5 world by offering these simple tips for wise water use in the workplace.
Waterlution's purpose is to inspire pattern-making and pattern-breaking change towards a healthy and sustainable relationship with water. Check to see if there is a workshop near you to participate in or contribute expertise to.
Bringing light to the poor, one liter at a time
July 11 - A bottled liter of water with a few teaspoons of bleach is proving to be a successful recipe for dwellers in the light-deprived slums of the Philippines. The simple technology is spreading sunlight in places where it has never been, and saving residents money at the same time, Gemma Haines reports.
July 27 is Ryan's Day in Uganda!
|August 21-27, 2011 is hosted and organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place each year in Stockholm. The World Water Week has been the annual focal point for the globe's water issues since 1991.|
|The Story of Stuff and the Poloris institute have come up with a little video...the story of bottled water.|