Action Realms: Water allocation

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

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.

2014

Roth, A. and Murray, D. 2014. Ontario’s Low Water Response Planning: Making Decisions for Areas Most Vulnerable to Drought and Low Water Conditions. Waterloo, Ontario: Water Policy and Governance Group.

Roth, A.P. 2014. Respecting Outcomes in Collaborative Processes: A low water response case study.  MES Thesis. Waterloo, ON: Department of Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo.

2013

Bjornlund, H., C. Parrack and R.C. de Loë. 2013. Segmenting the urban and rural populations of southern Alberta for improved understanding of policy preferences for water reallocation. Society and Natural Resources. 26: 1330-1350.

Taylor, B., R.C. de Loë and H. Bjornlund. 2013. Evaluating knowledge production and use in collaborative water governance. Water Alternatives. 6(1): 42-66.

2012

Taylor, B. and R. de Loë. 2012. Conceptualizations of local knowledge in collaborative environmental governance. Geoforum. 43:1207-17.

2011

Bjornlund, H., Zuo, A., Parrack, C., Wheeler, S. and de Loë, R. 2011. Water reallocation policies – public perceptions. In Water Resources Management 2011, 6th International Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management, May 23-25, 2011, pp. 585-596. Riverside, CA, United States. Southampton, UK: Wessex Institute of Technology Press.

Poirier, B. and de Loë, R. 2011. Protecting aquatic ecosystems in heavily-allocated river systems: the case of the Oldman River Basin, Alberta. The Canadian Geographer. 55(2):243-61.

Swainson, B., de Loë, R. and Kreutzwiser, R. 2011. Sharing water with nature: insights on environmental water allocation from a case study of the Murrumbidgee Catchment, Australia. Water Alternatives. 4(1):15-34.

Swainson, R. and de Loë, R.C. 2011. The Importance of context in relation to policy transfer: a case study of environmental water allocation in Australia. Environmental Policy and Governance. 21: 58-69.

Taylor, B. 2011. Knowledge Production and Use in Collaborative Environmental Governance: A Case Study of Water Allocation Planning in South Australia. PhD Dissertation.  Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2010

Parrack, C. 2010. The Influence of Stakeholder Values on the Acceptance of Water Reallocation Policy in Southern Alberta. MES Thesis. Department of Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Saunders, K.M. 2010. Investigating Consensus-Seeking Partnerships in Water Governance: A Case Study of Southern Alberta. MES Thesis. Department of Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Smiley, S., R.C. de Loë and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2010. Appropriate public involvement in local environmental governance: a framework and case study. Society and Natural Resources. 23:1-17.

2009

de Loë, R.C. 2009. Managing Water Shortages for Ontario Agriculture. Prepared for Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. Guelph, ON: Rob de Loë Consulting Services.

To, J., Weersink, A. and de Loë, R.C. 2009. Distributional impacts of water allocation policies for an agricultural watershed. Canadian Water Resources Journal. 34(3): 1-16.

2008

Poirier, B. 2008. Assessing Institutions for Aquatic Ecosystem Protection: A Case Study of the Oldman River Basin, Alberta. PhD Dissertation. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Swainson, R.M. 2008. Examining Institutional 'Fit': A Case Study of Environmental Water Allocation in New South Wales, Australia. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2007

de Loë, R.C., Varghese, J., Ferreyra, C. and Kreutzwiser, R.D. 2007. Water Allocation and Water Security in Canada: Initiating a Policy Dialogue for the 21st Century. Report prepared for the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation. Guelph, ON: Guelph Water Management Group, University of Guelph.

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.

Norton, S.R. 2007. An Assessment of Local Involvement and Influence in the Development of a Water Sharing Plan, NSW, Australia.  MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2006

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

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., 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.

2004

Kreutzwiser, R., R.C. de Loë, J. Durley, and C. Priddle. 2004. Water allocation and the Permit to Take Water program in Ontario: challenges and opportunities. Canadian Water Resources Journal. 29(2): 135-46.

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.

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.

Stratton, E., R.C. de Loë and J. Smithers. 2004. Adaptive capacity to climate change in the water sector and the role of local involvement in the Oldman River Basin, Alberta. In Knowledge for Better Adaptation. Proceedings of the CWRA 57th Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, June 16-18, 2004. Cambridge, Ontario: Canadian Water Resources Association.

2003

Priddle, C.B. 2003. Interorganizational Issues Prevalent in Ontario Water Allocation and Drought Contingency Planning. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2002

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.

2000

Benninghoff, B. 2000. An Evaluation of Ontario's Water Allocation System: The Perspectives of Water Users. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

1999

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.

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