Executive Director Marieka Chaplin was recently interviewed by Radio-Canada on the topic of water classification. Clear targets for the Nashwaak River would provide certainty so that we can ensure the water quality remains the same and even better, improves over time. Regulation would make the water classification legally binding. All users would be assured that our water remains the same or improves.
Full video can be seen here. [Story begins at 3:44 in]
In March 2016 Minister Roussell announced that DELG is developing a new water protection strategy. This gives First Nations, scientist, business and local watershed groups and enviro. Groups hope that the neglected Water Classification Regulation will be enacted as the strategy’s key component.
Text of the interview can be found here.