Municipal Water Supply Infrastructure Governance in Canada:

Uptake of water conservation technologies in the context of utility restructuring.

Policy Reports

Furlong, K. & K. Bakker (2008). Achieving Water Conservation: Strategies for Good Governance. Vancouver, BC: UBC Program on Water Governance & Infrastructure Canada. This document is the second policy report to result from the project and follows from the Canada-wide research phase of the project.
Version française: Réaliser la conservation de l’eau: Stratégies pour une bonne gouvernance .

Furlong, K. & K. Bakker (2007). Water Governance in Transition: Utility restructuring and demand management in Ontario (Policy Report) Vancouver, BC: UBC Program on Water Governance & Infrastructure Canada. This document is the first policy report to result from the project and follows from the Ontario pilot phase of the project.

Primer

Furlong, K., C. Cook & K. Bakker (2008). Good Governance for Water Conservation: A Primer Vancouver, BC: UBC Program on Water Governance & Infrastructure Canada. This primer present a ready guide to the policy consideration stemming from the project research.
Version française: Bonne gouvernance pour la conservation de l’eau: Guide d’introduction.

Annotated Bibliography

Cook, C. & K. Furlong (2008). Good Governance for Municipal Water Conservation: An Annotated Bibliography. Vancouver, BC: UBC Program on Water Governance & Infrastructure Canada. This annotated bibliography presents a ready guide to key research in the area of municipal water conservation policy and practice.

Workshop Reports

Two workshops were held in conjunction with this project. The resultant reports are available below.

Gardner, J. & Furlong, K. (2008). Workshop Report: Sustainable Water Infrastructure Management in Canada Workshop held May 5th, 2008 at the Peter Wall Institute, UBC. Vancouver, BC: Program on Water Governance and Infrastructure Canada.

Furlong, K. (2007). Workshop Report: Water Governance in Transition. Workshop held April 13, 2007 at the Peter Wall Institute, UBC. Vancouver, BC: Program on Water Governance and Infrastructure Canada, 2007.

Ontario Expert Survey

Water Sector Governance in Canada: Expert Questionnaire – Preliminary Report

Conference Presentations and Posters

Furlong, Kathryn, and Karen Bakker. Municipal Water Supply Governance in Canada: Uptake of Water Conservation Technologies in the Context of Utility Restructuring. Poster and Presentation presented at the Infrastructure Canada Research to Action Workshop, Ottawa , ON, November 29 – December 1, 2006.

Hill, Carey, Kathryn Furlong, Karen Bakker, and Alice Cohen. Emerging issues in Water Governance and Legislation in the Canadian Provinces and Territories. Paper presented at the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, June 4-7, 2006.

Furlong, Kathryn. Sociotechnical Aspects of Utility Restructuring: Municipal Water Services in Ontario, Canada. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, IL, March 7-11, 2006.

Project status:
This project is now concluded
For more information about this program, please contact:
Kathryn Furlong