Brief

How to Best Manage Water Retention Sites to Protect Manitoba's Environment

Water retention sites—vital for protecting Manitoba from floods—must be well managed so Manitobans can enjoy the abundance of additional environmental benefits they can bring.
By Richard Grosshans, Sumeep Bath, Dimple Roy on December 18, 2017

Water retention sites are vital for protecting Manitoba from floods.

But these water retention sites need to be planned and well managed in order to function most effectively, so Manitobans can enjoy the abundance of additional environmental benefits they can bring.

In this short policy brief, we break down exactly what well-managed water retention looks like and explain what needs to happen now to make these benefits a reality. 

Brief details

Topic
Water
Focus area
Resources
Publisher
IISD
Copyright
IISD, 2017