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Environmental Sector Expectations for an Environmental Flow Needs Regulation

Subject: 
Environmental flow needs (EFNs), Water Sustainability Act (WSA)
Author: 
West Coast Environmental Law
Summary: 

The inclusion of environmental flow needs (“EFNs”) in the Water Sustainability Act (“WSA”) is a significant step forward in the management of our water resources in British Columbia. EFNs are a key determinant of riverine and aquatic ecosystem health, and can be thought of as the answer to the question: “How much water does a river need?"

Publication Date: 
October 1, 2015
Publication Pages: 
5
Publication Format: 
PDF