Regional Focus: Canada

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

Armitage, D., R.C. de Loë, M. Morris, T.W.D. Edwards, A.K. Gerlak, R.I. Hall, D. Huitema, R. Ison, D. Livingstone, G. MacDonald, N. Mirumachi, R. Plummer and B.B. Wolfe. 2015. Science-policy processes for transboundary water governance. Ambio. 44:353–366.

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.

Brisbois, M.C. and R.C. de Loë. 2015. Power in collaborative approaches to governance for water: A systematic review. Society and Natural Resources. DOI 10.1080/08941920.2015.1080339

Davidson, S L. and R.C. de Loë. 2015. The changing role of ENGO’s in water governance: institutional entrepreneurs? Environmental Management. DOI 10.1007/s00267-015-0588-8.

de Loë, R. 2015. Using Knowledge Co-Production to Improve Collaborative Approaches to Governance for Water. Waterloo, ON: Canadian Water Network.

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.

Roth, A.P., and de Loë, R.C. 2015. Addressing Drought: A Survey of Canadian and International Experiences. Waterloo, ON: Water Policy and Governance Group.

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.

von der Porten, S., R.C. de Loë and R. Plummer. 2015. Collaborative environmental governance and Indigenous peoples: recommendations for practice. Journal of Environmental Practice. 17(2):133-144.

2014

Davidson, S L. and de Loë, R. C. 2014. Watershed governance: transcending boundaries. Water Alternatives 7(2): 367-387.

de Loë, R.C. 2014. Transboundary water governance in the Mackenzie River Basin, Canada.  Chapter in Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities. eds. Garrido, A. and Shechter, M. 133-155. London, UK: Routledge Press.

de Loë, R.C. and M. Morris. 2014. Cooperative transboundary water governance in Canada’s Mackenzie River Basin: status and prospects. Chapter 3 in The Politics of River Basin Organisations: Coalitions, Institutional Design Choices and Consequences, pp. 67-95, eds. D. Huitema and S. Meijerink. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.

Romero-Lankao, P., Smith, J.B., et al. In Press. North America. Chapter 26 in Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part B: Regional Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Eds Barros, V.R., C.B. Field, D.J. Dokken, M.D. Mastrandrea, K.J. Mach, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, B. Girma, E.S. Kissel, A.N. Levy, S. MacCracken, P.R. Mastrandrea, and L.L. White. Cambridge, UK, and New York, NY, USA: Cambridge University Press. [Contributing Author]

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.

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.

Simpson, H.C. and R.C. de Loë. 2014. A collaborative approach to groundwater protection: the Rural Water Quality Program for Waterloo Region. Canadian Water Resources Journal. 39(2): 228-239.

von der Porten, S. and de Loë, R.C. 2014. Water policy reform and Indigenous governance. Water Policy. 16(2), p. 222–243.

von der Porten, S. and R.C. de Loë. 2014. How collaborative approaches to environmental problem solving view Indigenous peoples: a systematic review. Society and Natural Resources. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2014.918232

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.

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.

Davidson, S. 2013.  Transformations in Water Governance: An Examination of the Lake Simcoe Watershed. PhD Thesis. Waterloo, ON: Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo.

de Loë, R. 2013. H2Opinion: make it material. Power players need water risk to be real on their terms. Water Canada. August 9, 2013. 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.

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]

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.

Sharpe, D.R., A. Piggott, T. Carter, R. Gerber, R. de Loë and G. Zwiers. 2013. Southern Ontario Hydrogeological Region. Chapter 12 In Canada’s Groundwater Resources. ed. A. Rivera. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside Limited.

von der Porten, S. 2013. Collaborative Environmental Governance and Indigenous Governance: A Synthesis. PhD Thesis. Waterloo, ON: Department of Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo.

von der Porten, S. and R.C. de Loë. 2013. Collaborative approaches to governance for water and Indigenous peoples: a case study from British Columbia, Canada. Geoforum. 50: 149-160.

von der Porten, S. and R.C. de Loë. 2013. Water governance and Indigenous governance: towards a synthesis. Indigenous Policy Journal. XXIII(4): online.

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.

Melnychuk, N., Murray, D., and de Loë, R. 2012. Water Governance Challenges and Opportunities: Lake Windermere, British Columbia. Water Policy and Governance Group, University of Waterloo: Waterloo, ON.

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.

von der Porten, S. 2012. Canadian Indigenous governance literature: A review. AlterNative International Journal of Indigenous Scholarship, 8(1).

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.

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.

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.

Imgrund, K., Kreutzwiser, R.D. and de Loë, R.C. 2011. Influences on the water testing behaviors of private well owners. Journal of Water and Health. 9(2):241-252.

Kreutzwiser, R.D., de Loë, R.C., Imgrund, K., Conboy, M.J., Simpson, H. and Plummer, R. 2011. Understanding stewardship behaviour: factors facilitating and constraining private water well stewardship. Journal of Environmental Management. 92: 1104-1114.

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.

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.

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.

Kreutzwiser, R., de Loë, R.C. and Imgrund, K. 2010. Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Private Water Well Stewardship in Ontario. Report on the Findings of the Ontario Household Water Well Owner Survey 2008. Waterloo, ON: Water Policy and Governance Group, University of Waterloo. 185pp.

Kreutzwiser, R., de Loë, R.C. and Imgrund, K. 2010. Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Private Water Well Stewardship in Ontario. Summary of the Findings of the Ontario Household Water Well Owner Survey 2008. Waterloo, ON: Water Policy and Governance Group, University of Waterloo.

Kreutzwiser, R.D. and R.C. de Loë. 2010. Water security: current and emerging challenges. In Resource and Environmental Management in Canada: Addressing Conflict and Uncertainty, 4th edition. pp. 207-237, ed. B. Mitchell. Toronto, ON: Oxford University Press.

Michaels, S. and de Loë, R. 2010. Importing notions of governance: two examples from the history of Canadian water policy. American Review of Canadian Studies. 40(4): 495-507.

National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy and Water Policy and Governance Group. 2010. Water Sustainability and the Future of Canada's Natural Resource Sectors, Exploring the Changing Role of the Natural Resource Sectors in Canadian Water Governance. Tornoto, ON: National Round Table on the Environment and Economy.

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.

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.

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.

Simms, G. and de Loë, R.C. 2010. Challenges for Water Governance in Canada: A Discussion Paper. Governance for Source Water Protection in Canada Report No. 2. Waterloo, ON: Water Policy and Governance Group.

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.

Swainson, B. and R. de Loë. 2010. Exploring the Role of Policy Transfer in Water Governance. Waterloo, ON: Water Policy and Governance Group.

von der Porten, S. and de Loë, R. 2010. Water Challenges and Solutions in First Nations Communities. Waterloo, ON: Water Policy and Governance Group.

2009

de Loë, R. 2009. A Canadian vision and strategy for water in the 21st century. Policy Options. July-August: 21-24.

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.

de Loë, R.C. 2009. Sharing the Waters of the Red River Basin: A Review of Options for Transboundary Water Governance. Prepared for International Red Rivers Board, International Joint Commission. Guelph, ON: Rob de Loë Consulting Services.

de Loë, R.C., Armitage, D., Plummer, R., Davidson, S. and Moraru, L. 2009. From Government to Governance: A State-of-the-Art Review of Environmental Governance. Final Report. Prepared for Alberta Environment, Environmental Stewardship, Environmental Relations. Guelph, ON: Rob de Loë Consulting Services.

Imgrund, K. 2009. Private Water Well Stewardship in Rural Southern Ontario. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Wolfe, S.E. 2009. What’s your story? Practitioners’ tacit knowledge and water demand management policies in Southern Africa and Canada. Water Policy.11: 489‑503.

2008

de Loë, R.C. 2008. Toward a Canadian National Water Strategy. Final Report. Prepared for Canadian Water Resources Association. Guelph, ON: Rob de Loë Consulting Services.

de Loë, R.C. 2008. Canada needs a national water strategy. Invited Commentary. Canadian Water Resources Journal. 33(4): 309-14.

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.

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.

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.

Wolfe, S.E. 2008. Capacity, capability, collaboration and commitment: How social networks influence practitioners of municipal water demand management policy in Ontario, Canada. Environmental Practice ‑ Journal of the National Association of Environmental Professionals. 10(2): 42‑52.

2007

Arsenault, L.M. 2007.  An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Two Watershed Councils in the Gaspé Peninsula, Québec. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

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.

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.

de Loë, R.C. and Kreutzwiser, R.D. 2007. Challenging the status quo: the evolution of water governance in Canada. In Eau Canada: The Future of Canadian Water Governance. ed. K. Bakker, pp. 85-103. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

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.

Ferreyra, C. and Beard, P. 2007. Participatory evaluation of collaborative and integrated water management: insights from the field. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 50(2): 271-296.

Ferreyra, C., Kreutzwiser, R.D. and R. Swainson. 2007. Participatory SWOT Analysis of Land and Water Stewardship. South Nation Conservation Clean Water Program. Report prepared for Conservation Ontario. Newmarket, ON: Conservation Ontario.

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.

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. 2006. Practicality, positionality, and emancipation: reflections on participatory action research with a watershed partnership. Systemic Practice and Action Research 19(6): 577 – 598.

Ferreyra, C. and P. Beard. 2006. "Assessing collaborative and integrated water management in an agricultural watershed of Ontario". 59th Canadian Water Resources Association Annual Conference: Working From the Source towards Sustainable Water Management, Toronto, Ontario, June 4-7, 2006.

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.

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.

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

Wolfe, S. 2006. Collaboration and Commitment: Common Elements in the Southern African and Canadian Water Demand Management Programs. PhD Dissertation. 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. 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. and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2005. Closing the groundwater protection implementation gap. GeoForum. 36(2): 241-256.

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., 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.

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.

de Loë, R.C. 2005. Water governance in Canada: trends and implications. In Reflections on Our Future: Into a New Century of Water Stewardship. Proceedings of the CWRA 58th Annual Conference, Banff, Alberta, June 14-17, 2005. Cambridge, Ontario: Canadian Water Resources Association.

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

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

Ivey, J.L., R.C. de Loë, and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2005. Linking land use planning and water management to protect source waters. In Reflections on Our Future: Into a New Century of Water Stewardship. Proceedings of the CWRA 58th Annual Conference, Banff, Alberta, June 14-17, 2005. Cambridge, Ontario: Canadian Water Resources Association.

Kolisnek, P. and R.C. de Loë. 2005. Assessing the vulnerability of a regional water supply system to climate-induced water shortages in Victoria, British Columbia. In Reflections on Our Future: Into a New Century of Water Stewardship. Proceedings of the CWRA 58th Annual Conference, Banff, Alberta, June 14-17, 2005. Cambridge, Ontario: Canadian Water Resources Association.

Kolisnek, P.K. 2005. Assessing the Vulnerability of Greater Victoria's Drinking Water Supply System to Climate-Induced Water Shortages. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

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

Atwood, C.A. 2004. Residents' Assessment of an Outside Water Conservation Program: The Case of Guelph, Ontario. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Cohen, S., R.C. de Loë, H. Hamlet, R. Herrington., L. Mortsch, and D. Shrubsole. 2004. Integrated and cumulative threats to water availability. Chapter 15. Threats to Freshwater Availability in Canada. Environment Canada. pp. 117-127. NWRI Scientific Assessment Report Series No. 3 and ACSD Science Assessment Series No. 1. Burlington, ON: National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada.

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.

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.

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., 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.

Rush, R., J. Ivey, R.C. de Loë and R. Kreutzwiser. 2004. Adapting to Climate Change in the Maitland Valley Watershed, Ontario: A Discussion Paper for Watershed Stakeholders. Guelph, ON: Guelph Water Management Group.

Rush, R., J. Ivey, R.C. de Loë and R. Kreutzwiser. 2004. Adapting to Climate Change in the Oldman River Watershed, Alberta: A Discussion Paper for Watershed Stakeholders. Guelph, ON: Guelph Water Management Group.

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

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.

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.

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.

Van Veen, D., Kreutzwiser and R.C. de Loë. 2003. Selecting dispute resolution techniques for water resources disputes in Ontario. Applied Geography. 29:89-113.

2002

Carter, N. 2002. Integrated and Sustainable Land Use Planning and Groundwater Management in Ontario Municipalities. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

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.

Kreutzwiser, R.D., L. Moraru, R. de Loë, B. Mills and K. Schaefer. 2002. Drought sensitivity of municipal water supply systems in Ontario. Great Lakes Geographer. 9(2): 59-70.

2001

de Loë, R.C., L. Moraru, R.D. Kreutzwiser, K. Schaefer, and B. Mills. 2001. Demand side management of water in Ontario municipalities: status, progress and Opportunities. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 37(1): 57-72.

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

de Loë, R.C., R.D. Kreutzwiser and L. Moraru. 2001. Adaptation options for the near term: climate change and the Canadian water sector. Global Environmental Change. 11(3): 231-245.

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.

Matthews, C.E. 2001. Drought Contingency Planning in Ontario Municipalities. 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.

de Loë, R.C. and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 2000. Climate variability, climate change and water resource management in the Great Lakes. Climatic Change. 45(1):163-79.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Robinson, D.M. 1999. The Management of Local Water Disputes in Ontario. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Turland, N. 1999. Integrated Water Management in the Credit River Watershed: The Municipal Role. MA Thesis. Department of Geography, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Van Veen, D. 1999. Designing a Dispute Management System for Groundwater Disputes in Ontario. MES Thesis. University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, Canada

1998

de Loë, R.C. and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 1998. Findings From a Workshop on Conflict Management: Groundwater and Agriculture. Rural Water Management Group Discussion Paper #3. Guelph, Ontario: Department of Geography. 28 pp.

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.

Dolan, A.H., R.D. Kreutzwiser and R.C. de Loë. 1998. Conservation of Groundwater Supplies in Rural Southern Ontario. In Groundwater in a Watershed Context. Symposium Proceedings. December 2-4, 1998. Burlington, Ontario. pp. 71-80. Cambridge, Ontario: Canadian Water Resources Association.

Kreutzwiser, R.D. and R.C. de Loë . 1998. Managing Water Supplies and Water Supply Conflicts: A Survey of Ontario Municipalities. Rural Water Management Group Discussion Paper #4. Guelph, Ontario: Department of Geography. 33 pp.

Kreutzwiser, R.D. and R.C. de Loë. 1998. Municipal capacity to manage water supply conflicts in Ontario. In Mountains to Sea: Human Interaction with the Hydrologic Cycle. CWRA 51st Annual Conference Proceedings. June 10-12, 1998, Victoria, B.C. pp. 256-261. Cambridge: 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.

1997

Robinson, D., R.C. de Loë and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 1997. Conflict Management Arrangements for Ontario Water Management. Rural Water Management Group Discussion Paper #1. Guelph, Ontario: Department of Geography. 28 pp.

Turland, N., R.C. de Loë and R.D. Kreutzwiser. 1997. Integrated Water Management Arrangements for Ontario. Rural Water Management Group Discussion Paper #2. Guelph, Ontario: Department of Geography. 36 pp.

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