Ted White, Director Water Management and Comptroller of Water Rights, Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development.
The Director Water Management leads the implementation of provincial legislation, policy, regulations and the delivery of services related to the effective management of the provincial water resource, including the following programs: Water Allocation, Dam Safety, Flood Safety, Water Utility Regulation, Water Use Planning, River Forecast Centre, Inter-jurisdictional Water Management and the Comptroller of Water Rights office.
Prior to moving to the Water Management Branch Ted was a key leader in the development and implementation of the Water Sustainability Act. As part of this work, Ted engaged with British Columbians and delivered the new Water Sustainability Act and regulations. In addition to his work on the Water Sustainability Act, he has worked with water management planning, instream flow, regulation of water power projects, and water quality.
Regulatory opportunities under WSA