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Katherine Balpataky

Managing Editor at Water Canada. For the last thirteen years, Katherine has been involved in water sustainability issues as a journalist, policy advisor, and communications specialist at national and watershed levels. In each role, she convened experts and key stakeholders from diverse backgrounds to define the challenges, barriers, opportunities, and best practices for decisions involving freshwater. Katherine is currently a chairperson of the Canadian Water Summit advisory committee and Water’s Next selection committee, and a member of the Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA) water committee.

Awards & Publications

Putting the Grand on a diet - The Grand (GRCA) -2012, Call of the Wild: Hinterland Who's Who Environment Canada, 2004, Changing Current: Water Sustainability and the Future of Canada's Natural Resource Sectors, National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy, 2010 Awards: Mark Narot Memorial

Latest Articles

Coastal Wetlands and Headwaters Protected by Conservation Measures

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) made a string of announcements this week, which included two conservation initiatives that will protect Canadian water. Together, the NCC and Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) announced the protection of 93 hectares...

Researchers Develop Large-Scale Hydroeconomic Model to Study Continental Water Systems

A new large-scale hydroeconomic model has been developed by the Water Program at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). The model will allow researchers to study water systems across the entirety of continents, examining s...

Real-Time Operational Software for Water Utilities Launches in Toronto

This week, IBI Group, a global design and technology firm with headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, launched BlueIQ, a real-time software solution for water utilities. Using predictive analytics to determine the most cost effective and energy efficient...

Local Water Conservation Projects Receive Federal Support

Yesterday, the federal government announced support for 58 EcoAction Community Funding Programs to help support local action on climate change and water conservation. Announced by federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna...

IPCC Report Shows World, Canada, Must do More to Mitigate Climate Change

With the release of the latest special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Monday, scientists’ warnings about the impacts of unmitigated climate change have reached a new level of urgency. It has been emphasized tha...