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POLIS Project report considers B.C. watershed governance


June 23, 2016
By Ground Water Canada

Victoria, B.C. – The University of Victoria’s POLIS Project on Ecological Governance has released a study that provides insight into the practical needs and capacities required to implement watershed governance in British Columbia.

Through an extensive investigation involving interviews, surveys, and a First Nations roundtable, the study, entitled Illumination: Insights and Perspectives for Building Effective Watershed Governance in B.C., by Oliver Brandes and Tim Morris, illuminates the practical needs and capacities required to implement watershed governance in B.C., the project’s website says.

Key findings and critical insights include that the current system of water management and governance is not working, and that collaborative watershed governance is critical for better decision-making.

Read the full report.