How Does Your Community Stack Up? Insights from the 2016 BC Municipal Water Survey

The BC Municipal Water Survey 2016, undertaken by the Water Planning Lab at UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning, provides an overview of water consumption and pricing, metering coverage, and conservation initiatives across British Columbia. The data are based … Continue Reading

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Join Econics at the Western Canada Water Conference

Where will we get our water savings from in the future? Demand management initiatives have matured from the “water conservation” era, beginning in the 1970s, to the “demand management” era, in the mid-1990s. Now, in many places across North America, … Continue Reading

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Five Things We Learned from Plumber Sustainability Training

In the fall of 2013, 128 Canadian licensed plumbers and apprentices took part in a pilot version of the Green Plumbers® USA program. They came from the Greater Toronto Area, Kitchener-Guelph-Waterloo, and the City of Vancouver to learn about a … Continue Reading

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Get Your Mind Into the Gutter

The myth of abundance remains strong. Yet, reality is that many communities face water shortages during summer months when demand is greatest. And with our changing climate, this reality may only become more prevalent and stark in the near future. … Continue Reading

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Summer Garden Parties Curb Water Demand in Vancouver

Econics is wrapping up its second summer of successfully delivering Greenest City Garden Workshops for the City of Vancouver. This program is helping the City to meet its water conservation and waste reduction targets, which are identified in the Greenest … Continue Reading

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Worth Every Penny: A Primer on Conservation-Oriented Water Pricing

Worth Every Penny: A Primer on Conservation-Oriented Water Pricing provides an overview of conservation-oriented water pricing for decision makers, water utilities and service providers in Canada. It explains how water pricing works, what the benefits are, and how water utilities … Continue Reading

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Meet with us October 16-18 in Calgary at CWWA conference.

The Canadian Water and Wastewater Association and the Canadian National Water Efficiency Network are pleased to present the Canadian Energy and Water Efficiency Conference. The Conference will be held October 16-18, 2013 at The Westin Calgary in Calgary , Alberta. … Continue Reading

JP Joly and Kirk Stinchcombe form Econics

Kirk Stinchcombe, original founder of Econnics, joins forces with JP Joly to transform how water sustainability services are delivered to local governments. Econnics is transformed into Econics as it acquires WaterWorth(TM) technology that enables standardized services delivery at standardized prices. To … Continue Reading

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Econics acquires AquaVic WaterWorth v2.5 technology

Under an exclusive ownership arrangement, WaterWorth v2.5 technology tools and associated services have been transferred to Econics effective December 31, 2012. Econics founder, JP Joly, has worked with AquaVic as the principal developer of WaterWorth technology since 2006. This means … Continue Reading