These resources offer detailed background information about climate change, drought and flooding both in the Cowichan region and beyond.
Water quality reports – Cowichan Watershed Assessment Lower Watershed Data Summary
Climate change impacts on water resources
Water management resources
- British Columbia Drought Response Plan
- General information can be found on the CVRD Environmental Services
- Cowichan Watershed Board resources can be found on their website
- CVRD water and watershed resources can be found here
- CVRD water balance model
- CVRD agricultural water demand model report
- Regional District of Nanaimo’s Team Watersmart website
- Rainwater Harvesting Guidebook
Water centric planning
Weather Gone Wild – CBC DocZone documentary on extreme weather
Climate Insights 101 – A set of three courses that provide a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of climate science, climate projections and impacts, as well as adaptation opportunities and the tools and initiatives available for mitigation.
The Guardian – series of climate change articles (updated regularly)