A Canada-wide sustainability framework is vital to securing the future of our groundwater, advises an expert panel
“A nationally adopted framework, involving provincial, territorial and federal cooperation, is needed to build the scientific knowledge and improve management and governance, in the face of increasing demands, climate change, and other threats,” explains
“The panel’s work and expertise were extremely valuable; they have provided Canadians and policy makers with a comprehensive assessment of the science that is relevant to facilitate sustainable management of our groundwater,” says Dr.
The panel’s report, requested by Natural Resources Canada, is in response to the question ‘From a science perspective, what is needed to achieve sustainable management of
The panel was comprised of leaders in the science of groundwater, as well as experts in the social, economic and legal aspects relevant to sustainable groundwater management. Of great assistance to the panel were a number of submissions from authorities across
A copy of the full report is available for download in both official languages on the Council’s website,
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SOURCE Council of Canadian Academies