Corralling the Water Hole: Resolving Disputes and Avoiding Potential Conflict Over Water Resources in Canada

Sandford, Robert W.
September 2010
Canadian Water Resources Journal/Revue Canadienne des Ressources;Fall2010, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p233
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the prognosis of a dispute or potential conflict over the people's overconfidence to the water resources in Canada. The author stresses that the people must not rely on their myths about the country's unlimited water supply since such reliance will create future issues on the water resources management. He suggests that the people must be responsible as a water consumer, as the country faces some issues on population growth and climate changes. The author expresses uncertainty on the country's consistent water supply, as it might have an undesirable ecological, social, and political consequences in future. Moreover, he recommends a more consistent, accurate, and relevant monitoring of groundwater and surface with the help of the government to avoid future issues.


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