Game changer: blockchain technology making open-access information available so anyone, anywhere can get a clear picture of freshwater health
Given where we were as a country on the management of water health data only two years ago, we’ve come a long way.
While Lake Winnipeg is only the sixth largest freshwater lake in Canada, its basin is home to seven million people spread across four Canadian provinces and four American states. The Lake Winnipeg Basin exemplifies a fundamental question facing Canadian water governance today: how can Canadian communities make effective, evidence-based decisions regarding our freshwater when our watersheds are so geographically diverse and span multiple jurisdictions? Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons