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Report on Plans and Priorities 2011-2012
Electronic Layer of Reporting
Elements of NRCan's Sustainable Development Strategy
FSDS Theme II Maintaining Water Quality and Availability
FSDS Goal 4 - Water Availability
Enhance information to ensure that Canadians can manage and use water resources in a manner consistent with the sustainability of the resource.
FSDS Target 4.1 - Water Resource Management Use
Promote the conservation and wise use of water to affect a 30% reduction or increased efficiency in water use in various sectors by 2025 (based on 2009 water use levels).
FSDS Implementation Strategies - Natural Resources Canada Contributions
Below you will find the list of FSDS Implementation Strategies, under Target 4.1 - Water Resource Management Use, for which NRCan is solely or jointly responsible. By clicking any of the links below, you will find detailed information on the NRCan activities that contribute to that FSDS Implementation Strategy.
- 4.1.4 Improve the knowledge of water, its nature, extent, availability, sector use and best management practices such as Integrated Watershed Management to Canadians. (EC, NRCan)
- 4.1.5 Provide web and print based information on the science and knowledge of water to Canadians in a comprehensive and timely manner to enable responsible decision. (EC, NRCan)
- 4.1.9 Continue the development and implementation of Water Availability Indicators. (HC, EC, NRCan)
- 4.1.10 Complete 15 assessments for Canada’s 30 key regional aquifers and produce a national groundwater inventory to help Canadians better understand and manage underground water resources. (NRCan)