Water Law

LJM Environmental Law & Consulting has provided several workshops and presentations on water law including a 2009 workshop delivered on behalf of the Atlantic Water and Wastewater Association http://www.acwwa.ca, entitled Legal Framework for Drinking Water.

A description of the workshop follows:

This one-day workshop will provide participants with an overview of water law in Canada and the regulatory framework surrounding drinking water in Nova Scotia. It will highlight the legal responsibility of owners and operators of public water systems.

Topics include:

  • Water Law in Canada
  • Government Roles in the Regulation of Water Use and Water Quality
  • Regulation of Water Treatment Facilities in Nova Scotia
  • Understanding Environmental Offences and the Defense of Due Diligence
  • Stakeholder Roles and Responsibilities
  • Emerging Issues
LJM Environmental Law

P.O. Box 2279,
Wolfville, NS, B4P 2N5


Tel: 902.670.1113
Fax: 902.542.7315