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TitleScience, policy and management of groundwater in Canada
AuthorRivera, AORCID logo
SourcePublic policy and water regulation: some examples from the Americas; by Aguilar-Barajas, I (ed.); Network Industries Quarterly vol. 19, no. 4, 2017 p. 3-6 Open Access logo Open Access
LinksOnline - En ligne (PDF, 308 KB)
Alt SeriesNatural Resources Canada, Contribution Series 20170319
PublisherNetwork Industries
Mediaon-line; digital
File formatpdf (Adobe® Reader®)
ProgramGroundwater Geoscience, National Aquifer Evaluation & Accounting Project
Released2017 12 01
AbstractCanada is a very large confederation composed of 13 different jurisdictions; each jurisdiction manages water resources separately. There is no Canadian water policy; rather, there are water laws and water regulations for each jurisdiction and, until very recently not every jurisdiction had groundwater regulations. A common vision for groundwater resources assessment and management is slowly emerging.
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
The aim of this essay is to describe science, policy and management issues of groundwater in Canada. The intention is to show how the country is enhancing sustainable groundwater resources management in an integrated manner.

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