Action Realms: Source water protection

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.

2016

de Loë, R.C., D. Murray, S. Michaels and R. Plummer. 2016. Policy transfer among regional-level organizations: insights from source water protection in Ontario. Environmental Management. 58(1): 31–47.

2015

Brisbois, M.C. 2015. Natural Resource Iand the State in Collaborative Approaches to Water Governance: a Power-Based Analysis. PhD Thesis. Waterloo, ON: Department of Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo.

de Loë, R.C. 2015. Water governance in Canada: challenges and opportunities. Chapter 14 in Resource and Environmental Management in Canada: Addressing Conflict and Uncertainty, pp. 345-369, 5th edition. ed. B. Mitchell. Toronto, ON: Oxford University Press.

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.

van Tol Smit, E., R.C. de Loë and R. Plummer. 2015. How knowledge is used in collaborative environmental governance: water classification in New Brunswick, Canada. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 58(3): 423-444.

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 Unpublished Doctor of Philosophy Thesis, Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON.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

Cave, K., R. Plummer and R.C. de Loë. 2013. Exploring water governance and management in Oneida Nation of the Thames (Ontario, Canada): an application of the Institutional Analysis and Development framework. Indigenous Policy Journal. XXIII(4): online.

de Loë, R.C.  and D. Murray, D. 2013. Contextual considerations shaping the transferability of policies for drinking water source protection: a Canadian case study. Chapter in Water Governance, Policy and Knowledge Transfer: International Studies on Contextual Water Management, pp. 92-110. eds C. De Boer, J. Vinke-de Kruijf, G. Ozerol, and J. Th. A. Bressers. Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management. New York: Routledge.

Murray, D. and R.C. de Loë. 2013. Information Sharing for Source Water Protection in Ontario: Summary of Findings. Prepared for Conservation Ontario. Waterloo, Ontario: Water Policy and Governance Group.

Plummer, R., de Grosbois, D., Armitage, A. and de Loë, R.C. 2013. An integrative assessment of water vulnerability in First Nation communities in Southern Ontario, Canada. Global Environmental Change. 23: 749-763.

2012

Cave, K. 2012. Exploring the Influences of Institutions on Water Governance and Management: A First Nation Case Study. MES Thesis. Waterloo, ON: Department of Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo.

de Loë, R.C. and D. Murray. 2012. Governance for Source Water Protection in Canada Synthesis
Report
. Waterloo, ON: Water Policy and Governance Group.

Murray, D. and R. de Loë. 2012. 'Understanding the Current and Potential Role of the Natural Resources Sector in Collaborative Approaches to Water Governance: Summary of Survey Findings'. Water Policy and Governance Group, University of Waterloo: Waterloo, ON.

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.

Plummer, R., R.C. de Loë and D. Armitage. 2012. A systematic review of water vulnerability assessment tools. Water Resources Management. 26(15): 4327-4346.

2011

Baird, J., Mitchell, S., Plummer, R., Purdy, S., Rathwell, K., and van Tol Smit, E. (2011). Water Governance in New Brunswick: Looking Forward. November 4, 2011 workshop report. French Fort Cove, Miramichi, NB.

de Loë, R.C. 2011. Mainstreaming climate change in drinking water source protection in Ontario: challenges and opportunities. In Climate Change Adaptation in Developed Nations: From Theory to Practice. eds. J. Ford and L Berrang-Ford. Springer. 439-448. New York: Springer.

Plummer, R., de Grosbois, D., de Loë, R.C., and Velaniškis, J. 2011. Probing the integration of land use and watershed planning in a shifting governance regime. Water Resources Research. 47: W09502, doi:10.1029/2010WR010213

Plummer, R., de Grosbois, D., de Loë, R.C., and Velaniškis, J. 2011. Probing the integration of land use and watershed planning in a shifting governance regime. Water Resources Research. 47: W09502.

Simpson, H. and R.C. de Loë. 2011. Source water protection – achieving a collaborative approach. GeoHydro 2011. August 28-31, 2011. Quebec City.

Van Tol, E. 2011. Knowledge Engagement in Collaborative Water Governance: A New Brunswick Example. MES Thesis. Department of Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

2010

de Loë, R.C. and Plummer, R. 2010. Climate change, adaptive capacity and governance for drinking water in Canada. In Adaptive Capacity and Environmental Governance. eds. D. Armitage and R. Plummer. 157-178. Springer Series on Environmental Management. Springer.

Plummer, R., Velaniškis, J., de Grosbois, D., Kreutzwiser, R.D., and de Loë, R. 2010. The Development of new environmental policies and processes in response to a crisis: the case of the multiple barrier approach for safe drinking water. Environmental Science and Policy. 13: 535-548.

Simms, G., Lightman, D. and de Loë, R. 2010. Tools and Approaches for Source Water Protection in Canada. Governance for Source Water Protection in Canada, Report No. 1. Waterloo, ON: Water Policy and Governance Group.

2009

Simpson, H., de Loë, R. and Rudolph, D. 2009. Incorporating local experiential knowledge and societal values in source water protection through a broader risk analysis. In Proceedings, GeoHalifax 2009. 62nd Canadian Geotechnical Conference and 10th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, pp. 1453-1462. September 20-24, 2009. Halifax, NS.

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.

2008

Ferreyra, C., R.C. de Loë and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2008. Imagined communities, contested watersheds: challenges to integrated water resources management in agricultural areas. Journal of Rural Studies. 24: 304–321.

Patrick, R., R. Kreutzwiser and R. de Loë. 2008. Factors facilitating and constraining source water protection in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. Canadian Water Resources Journal. 33(1): 39-54.

Qua-Enoo, A.M. 2008. An Assessment of the Influence of Values for Water on Source Water Protection Governance in Eastern Ontario. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2007

Atwood, C., R. Kreutzwiser, and R.C. de Loë. 2007. Residents' assessment of an urban outdoor water conservation program. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 43(2): 427-39.

Moore-German, S.E. 2007. A Preliminary Assessment of Factors Affecting the Implementation of Source Protection Planning in Ontario. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Patrick, R.J. 2007. Factors Facilitating and Constraining Source Water Protection in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia: A Political Ecology Perspective.  PhD Dissertation. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

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

de Loë, R.C. and A. Berg. 2006. Mainstreaming Climate Change in Drinking Water Source Protection in Ontario. Prepared for Pollution Probe and the Canadian Water Resources Association (Ontario Branch). Ottawa, ON: Pollution Probe. 41 pp.

Ferreyra, C. and P. Beard. 2006. "Monitoring progress in source water protection: insights from the Maitland Watershed Partnerships". 59th Canadian Water Resources Association Annual Conference: Working From the Source towards Sustainable Water Management, Toronto, Ontario, June 4-7, 2006.

Ferreyra, M.C. 2006. Developing Collaborative Advantage for Water Quality Protection in Agricultural Watersheds: A Policy Network Approach. PhD Dissertation. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

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.

Ivey, J., R.C. de Loë and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2006. Planning for source water protection in Ontario. Applied Geography, 26: 192-209.

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.

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.

Guelph Water Management Group and Partners. 2005. Working Together… To Protect Our Source Waters. Conservation Ontario. 56 pp.

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.

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., R.C. de Loë and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2004. Protecting drinking water sources: a Canadian perspective. In Knowledge for Better Adaptation. Proceedings of the CWRA 57th Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, June 16-18, 2004. Cambridge, Ontario: Canadian Water Resources Association.

Kreutzwiser, R.D. and R.C. de Loë. 2004. Water security: from exports to contamination of local water supplies. In Resource and Environmental Management in Canada: Addressing Conflict and Uncertainty. 3rd edition. ed. B. Mitchell. 166-194. Toronto, ON: Oxford University Press.

2003

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.

2000

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.

Kreutzwiser, R.D. and R.C. de Loë. 1998. Municipal Protection of Groundwater Supplies in Ontario. In Groundwater in a Watershed Context. Symposium Proceedings. December 2-4, 1998. Burlington, Ontario. pp. 365-72. Cambridge, Ontario: Canadian Water Resources Association.

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