World Water Day - Resources for Land Use Planners & Policy Makers

To mark World Water Day 2020, here's a round up of some excellent water-related resources that may be useful to planners and policy-makers.

1. Learn about 'wet growth,' a relatively new planning concept, which calls for development plans to be constrained by the availability of water in Urban, Suburban, Regional and Wet Growth in Alberta {Click here to download}.

2. Municipal land use planners in Alberta should download this brand new publication by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Incorporating Water into Comprehensive Planning: A Manual for Land Use Planners in the Colorado River Basin. {Click here to access the free download}

3. This recent article by the Globe & Mail considers how Canada's outdated water policies and climate change threaten our freshwater. {Click here to visit page}

4. Discover the implications for the irrigation sector in Alberta as water supplies decrease while the demand for water increases in our popular report Systems Modeling for Sustainable Land and Water Policy in Alberta's Irrigation Sector. {Click here to visit page}

5. Review the backgrounder, updates and related links for ALI's Living Laboratory Wetlands Project - a multi-year, interdisciplinary research project examining the science and economics of wetland restoration in Alberta. {Click here to visit page}


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