Action Realms: Agricultural water use

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.

2015

de Loë, R.C., D. Murray and H. Simpson. 2015. Farmer perspectives on collaborative approaches to governance for water. Journal of Rural Studies. 42: 191-205.

Simpson, H., R. de Loë and J. Andrey. 2015. Vernacular knowledge and water management – towards the integration of expert science and local knowledge in Ontario, Canada. Water Alternatives. 8(3): 77-97.

2014

Simpson, H. C. 2014. The Agricultural Community and its Contribution to Collaborative Environmental Problem-Solving. Unpublished Doctor of Philosophy Thesis, Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON.

2013

Expert Panel on Water and Agriculture. 2013. Sustainable Management of Water in the Agricultural Landscapes of Canada. Ottawa, ON: Council of Canadian Academies. [Rob de Loë a member of the panel and report co-author]

2012

Murray, D. and R.C. de Loë. 2012. Farmers’ Perspectives on Collaborative Approaches to Water Governance: Summary of Findings. Prepared for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Waterloo, Ontario: Water Policy and Governance Group.

2010

de Loë, R.C. and Bjornlund, H. 2010. Governance and the challenges of water and food security. In Incentives and Instruments for Sustainable Irrigation, ed. H. Bjornlund. pp. 41-58, Southampton: Wessex Institute of Technology Press.

2007

Dryden-Cripton, S., Smithers, J.A., de Loë, R.C., and Kreutzwiser, R.D. 2007. An Evaluation of Options for Responding to Agricultural Droughts and Water Shortages in Canada. Final Report. Prepared for Natural Resources Canada, Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Program. Guelph, ON: Guelph Water Management Group.

McFadden, F.J. 2007. Evaluating Sustainable Water Management in the Context of Irrigated Agriculture in the Bigstick Basin Saskatchewan. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2005

de Loë, R. 2005. Agricultural water use: a methodology and estimates for Ontario (1991, 1996 and 2001). Canadian Water Resources Journal. 30(2): 111-128.

de Loë, R., Pappa, B., and Veldman, E. 2005. Standards and Policies for Allocating Water Supplies: Implications for Agriculture. Final Report. Prepared for Meteorological Service of Canada, Atmospheric and Climate Science Directorate, Environment Canada. Toronto, ON : Pollution Probe. 53 pp.

de Loë, R.C. 2005. Assessment of Agricultural Water Use/Demand Across Canada. Final Report. Prepared for Sustainable Water Use Branch, Water Policy and Coordination Directorate, Environment Canada. Guelph, ON: Rob de Loë Consulting Services. 65 pp.

2004

de Loë, R.C. and Moraru, L.C. 2004. Water Use and Sustainability Issues in the Canadian Agriculture Sector. Final Report. Prepared for Sustainable Water Use Branch, Water Policy and Coordination Directorate, Environment Canada. Guelph, ON: Rob de Loë Consulting Services. 58 pp.

2001

de Loë, R.C., R.D. Kreutzwiser and J. Ivey. 2001. Agricultural water use in Ontario. Canadian Water Resources Journal. 26(1): 17-42.

2000

Dolan, A.H. 2000. Rural Water Use Decision-Making: Adoption of Water Conservation Practices in Southwestern Ontario.  PhD Dissertation. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Dolan, A.H., R.D. Kreutzwiser and R.C. de Loë. 2000. Rural water use and conservation in southwestern Ontario. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 55(2): 161-171.

Miller, J.J., K.F. Bolton, R.C. de Loë, G.L. Fairchild, L.J. Gregorich, R.D. Kreutzwiser, N.D. MacAlpine, L. Ring, and T.S. Veeman. 2000. Limits on rural growth related to water. In The Health of our Water --Toward Sustainable Agriculture in Canada, eds. D.R. Coote and L.J. Gregorich, 131-139. Ottawa, ON: Research Planning and Coordination Directorate, Research Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

1999

Kreutzwiser, R.D. and R.C. de Loë . 1999. Agricultural and Rural Water Use in Ontario. Revised. A Report to the National Soil and Water Conservation Program, August 31, 1999. Guelph, Ontario: Rural Water Management Group, Department of Geography, University of Guelph. 43 pp.

Kreutzwiser, R.D., R.C. de Loë and B. Benninghoff. 1999. Agricultural and Rural Water Allocation in Ontario. A Report to the National Soil and Water Conservation Program, December 31, 1999. Guelph, Ontario: Rural Water Management Group, Department of Geography, University of Guelph. 80 pp.