Water management is going through a period of major change arising from the need to improve safety, renew infrastructure, and become greener and to manage growth costs. This is the time to review past approaches and to modify or develop new policies and programs that are more sustainable in the future..

Sharratt Water Management Ltd. carries out policy reviews and develops new policies in close consultation with the client using the following approach:

  • Literature reviews to identify current and emerging practices/trends in Canada and elsewhere
  • Telephone survey of leading experts to determine current approaches
  • Field surveys to ascertain the actual state of affairs
  • Gap analysis – comparison of past policies with alternative current approaches and the actual situation
  • Options for action development/assessment
  • Impact assessment on various affected groups
  • Policy/program development including timing and budget
  • Implementation and public communications development
  • Final report preparation