Canadian National Water Efficiency Network
A Canadian chapter of the Alliance for Water Efficiency
Source: Region of Peel
To conduct water efficiency research and technology improvement, promote programs and legislation that ensure the efficient and sustainable use of water resources, and to provide a national network for sharing the latest information on municipal water efficiency programming.
Kathy McAlpine Sims, CNWEN Chair
- To identify water efficiency research and technology needs and to facilitate and/or promote the required research and technology development.
- To undertake independent, quality assured research of water efficiency/use technology and water efficiency programs.
- To communicate to stakeholders and the general public the findings of any research projects or initiatives undertaken by the Network.
- To publicize and utilize the results of research projects to influence the development of more progressive water use/efficiency regulations and policies at all levels of government.
- To work collaboratively with governments (municipal, provincial and federal), the private sector, academia, water efficiency organizations and non-government organizations (NGOs) to advance and promote water efficiency.
- To host a National water efficiency conference every other year.
Source: Region of Waterloo and City of Guelph
LEGAL STATUS & STRUCTURE:
- Canadian Not-for-Profit
- Network Composition of up to 18 members:
- Municipal/Utility (up to 18 reps)
- Other Government (2-4 reps)
- Associates on a Request Basis
- Board of Directors to include:
- Past Chair
- Canadian adaptation of AWE's interactive Home Water Works web site
- GreenPlumbers TM Canada
- Joint CWWA Conference