There are a growing number of non-governmental organizations which
collaborate, advocate and/or conduct research in support of the
sustainable management of water resources. Many smaller
organizations form at the watershed level with the objective
of local protection and management.
Some of the organizations which advocate on a national
- The CWRA is a national organization of individuals and
organizations interested in the management of water resources.
The Foundation's Fresh
Water Program advocates the development of a framework for the
protection of fresh water resources for future generations.
This national environmental
organization advocates for practical solutions to environmental
issues. Water Management is one of its major programs.
- Canadian Climate Impacts and Adaptation Research Network (CIARN)
- The CIARN, which closed in 2007, promoted climate change
and interaction among researchers and stakeholders. The
organization's website included links and documents on
the impacts on water resources and the adapation issues. The
no longer up (2011) and its research and papers can be located by
searching the internet.