On October 18, 2013 the BC government released a long-awaited “proposal” to replace the 100+ year-old Water Act. Four years in the making, the lengthy description of what the new Water Sustainability Act would be and how it would work is available here. No draft legislation has been provided, and the Province continues to seek public input until November 15, 2013. ...
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