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Read these 7 books to connect with water on a deeper level

May 1, 2019

There’s no denying that our team is a passionate group of water nerds. Over the years we have collected a roster of books that help us connect to water, whether we are landlocked and dreaming of open water or craving a good read that motivates us in our mission of swimmable, drinkable, fishable water for all. Writing and art provide a powerful connection that teleports us to the water and ignites a passion for protecting our precious resource. The books below helped us connect to Canada’s beautiful water bodies and appreciate just how precious they are, we hope they do the same for you.

Uncovering the Mystery of Vancouver’s Lost Streams

Apr 9, 2019

By Julia Pepler

Recently, I was biking along 6th Avenue when I heard the rushing of water next to a roundabout. I pulled over to confirm that I was indeed hearing water below the street. This piqued my curiosity. When I got home, I began researching the area and learned that it’s home to an underground stream. What is more, I found that there are dozens of streams hidden out of sight and that Vancouver was once home to a thriving population of Pacific Salmon1. But I still had a lot of questions: What effect did these streams have on the environment? Why did the salmon disappear? Can we bring them back and “rewild” Vancouver?

Hidden cameras fight illegal dumping that costs taxpayers millions each year

Mar 29, 2019

Officials dream up new ways to track down people who sully rivers, forests

CBC News, Yvette Brend

The spring melt in B.C. uncovers crocuses — and garbage, by the truckload in some spots.

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