Themes and Concepts: Local capacity

Publications are organized by theme and concept, action realm and regional focus. You may also view a list of all publications and a list of all Master's theses and PhD dissertations.

2009

Robins, L. and R.C. de Loë. 2009. Decentralised governance for natural resource management: capacity challenges in Australia and Canada. In Contested Country: Local and Regional Natural Resources Management in Australia. eds. M.B. Lane, C. Robinson, B. Taylor, pp. 179-197. Collingwood, Australia: CSIRO Press.

Taylor, B., de Loë, R., Kreutzwiser, R., and Bjornlund, H. 2009. Local groundwater management studies in Ontario, Canada: a case for retaining a role for the state in community-based water research. Australian Journal of Water Resources. 13(1):69-80.

Wolfe, S.E. 2009. A social innovation framework for water demand management policy: practitioners’ capabilities, capacity, collaboration and commitment. Society and Natural Resources. 22(5): 474‑483.

2007

Timmer, D.K., R.C. de Loë and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2007. Source water protection in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia: lessons for building local capacity. Land Use Policy. 24: 187-198.

2006

Ivey, J., de Loë, R., Kreutzwiser, R.D., and Ferreyra, C. 2006. An institutional perspective on local capacity for source water protection. GeoForum, 37: 944-957.

Lawson, S. 2006. Water Allocation in Ontario: Can Municipalities Assume a Greater Role? MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2005

Brown, B., A. Weersink and R. de Loë. 2005. Measuring financial capacity and the effects of regulatory changes on small water systems in Nova Scotia. Canadian Water Resources Journal. 30(3): 197-210.

Carter, N., R.D. Kreutzwiser, and R.C. de Loë. 2005. Closing the circle: linking land use planning and water management at the local level. Land Use Policy. 22(2): 115-127.

de Loë, R. and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2005. Closing the groundwater protection implementation gap. GeoForum. 36(2): 241-256.

de Loë, R., R.D. Kreutzwiser, and D. Neufeld. 2005. Local groundwater source protection in Ontario and the Provincial Water Protection Fund. Canadian Water Resources Journal. 30(2): 129-144.

Durley, J.L. and R.C. de Loë. 2005. Empowering communities to carry out drought contingency planning. Water Policy. 7(6): 551-567.

McCormack, K.L. 2005. Social Capacity and Source Water Protection in the Oldman River Basin, Alberta.  MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Stratton, E.K. 2005. Local Involvement in Water Management and Adaptive Capacity in the Oldman River Basin, Alberta. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2004

de Loë, R.C. and D. Lukovich. 2004. Groundwater protection on Long Island, New York: a study in management capacity. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 47(4). 517-539.

Ivey, J., J.S. Smithers, R.C. de Loë, and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2004. Community capacity for adaptation to climate-induced water shortages: linking institutional complexity and local actors. Environmental Management. 33(1): 36-47.

Pirie, R.L., R.C. de Loë, and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2004. Drought planning and water allocation: an assessment of local capacity in Minnesota. Journal of Environmental Management. 73:25-38.

2003

Durley, J., R.C. de Loë, and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2003. Drought contingency planning and implementation at the local level in the Province of Ontario. Canada. Canadian Water Resources Journal. 28(1):21-52.

Timmer, D. 2003. Source Water Protection in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia: Local Capacity in a Watershed Context. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2002

de Loë, R.C., S. Di Giantomasso and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2002. Local capacity for groundwater protection in Ontario. Environmental Management. 29(2): 217-233.

Durley, J.L. 2002. Community Capacity to Conduct Drought Contingency Planning: The Case of Ontario, Canada. PhD Dissertation. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Ivey, J., R.C. de Loë and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2002. Groundwater management by watershed agencies: an evaluation of the capacity of Ontario's conservation authorities. Journal of Environmental Management. 64(3): 311-331.

Kreutzwiser, R.D. and R.C. de Loë. 2002. Municipal capacity to manage water problems and conflicts: the Ontario experience. Canadian Water Resources Journal. 27(1): 63-84.

Rush, R. and R.C. de Loë. 2002. Factors Facilitating and Constraining Local Government Capacity for Drought Planning and Mitigation in Minnesota. In Water Management in a Changing Climate. Proceedings of the CWRA 55th Annual Conference, Winnipeg, Nova Scotia, June 11-14, 2002. Cambridge, Ontario: Canadian Water Resources Association.

Rush, R.L. 2002. An Evaluation of Municipal Capacity for Water Allocation and Drought Planning in Minnesota. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2001

de Loë, R.C. 2001. Moving down the foodchain: the increasing importance of local-level water management. Integrated Water Resources Management. IAHS Publication no. 272. eds. M.A. Marino and S.P. Simonovic. pp. 13-18. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK: IAHS Press.

Ivey, J., J. Smithers, R. de Loë, and R. Kreutzwiser. 2001. Strengthening Rural Community Capacity for Adaptation to Low Water Levels. Report submitted to the Climate Change Action Fund. Guelph, ON: Rural Water Management Group, Department of Geography. 46 pp.

2000

Ivey, J.L. 2000. Evaluating the Groundwater Management Capacity of Conservation Authorities. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Lukovich, D. 2000. Groundwater Management in the State of New York: Initiatives and Influences.  MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

1999

di Giantomasso, S., R.C. de Loë and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 1999. Examining local governments’ capacity for groundwater protection in southern Ontario. Partnerships in Water Resource Management. Proceedings of the CWRA 52nd Annual Conference, Nova Scotia, June 1999, Wolfville, Nova Scotia. pp. 379-91. Cambridge, Ontario: Canadian Water Resources Association.

Di Giantomasso, S.E. 1999. An Assessment of Local Capacity for Groundwater Quality Protection.  MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

1998

di Giantomasso, S., R.C. de Loë and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 1998. Assessing Local Capacity for Groundwater Management in Ontario. In Groundwater in a Watershed Context. Symposium Proceedings. December 2-4, 1998. Burlington, Ontario. pp. 27-38. Cambridge, Ontario: Canadian Water Resources Association.