Welcome to the Program on Water Governance


Conducting interdisciplinary research on water sustainability

         
Fostering dialogue with communities and decision-makers


Co-Directors
Dr Karen Bakker: Professor and Canada Research Chair
Dr Leila Harris: Associate Professor

Recent Projects

Site C Dam

In 2016, a team of researchers led by Dr. Karen Bakker began producing a series of reports on the Site C Project. These reports assessed a series of issues: First Nations issues; environmental impacts; regulatory process; greenhouse gas emissions; and economics. Dr. Gordon Christie (Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia) was another lead author […]

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Books

Water Security: Principles, Perspectives and Practices

Water Security: Principles, Perspectives and Practices

This book presents an overview of the latest research, policy, practitioner, academic and international thinking on water security.

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