QUEBEC: Government Unveils Quebec Water Strategy 2018-2030

On June 27, 2018, The Minister of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change, Isabelle Melançon, unveiled the Quebec Water Strategy for 2018-2030 and its accompanying 2018-2023 action plan. The plan includes major investments of more than $550 million and the establishment of the Quebec Water Council - aimed at democratizing the management of the resource.

The Québec Water Strategy is guided by seven key principles:

The 2018-2023 action plan outlines 63 measures to be implemented by eleven government departments and agencies. In addition to the creation of the Quebec Water Council, the main measures outlined include:

The Quebec Water Strategy 2018-2030 will be implemented through three successive action plans that will further define specific measures. The 2018-2023 Action Plan sets the foundation for the Strategy.

Access the 2018-2030 Quebec Water Strategy and the 2018-2023 Action Plan (Fr.)

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