Cowichan River: A Summary of Historical Disturbances, Water Use Pressures and Streamflow Trends Robin Pike,EmiliaYoung,JonathanGoetz,andDaveSpittlehouse

Pike et al_2017-05_CowichanRiver_Disturbances_PressuresTrend

By Robin Pike, Emilia Young, Jonathan Goetz, and Dave Spittlehouse

Water Science Series. WSS2017‐05. Prov. B.C., Victoria BC

ISBN: 978‐0‐7726‐7178

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Pike, R.G., E.L. Young, J.D. Goetz and D.L. Spittlehouse. 2017. Cowichan River: A Summary of Historical
Disturbances, Water Use Pressures and Streamflow Trends. Water Science Series. WSS2017‐05. Prov. B.C.,
Victoria B.C.

Author’s Affiliation
Robin Pike, P.Ag.
Water Protection and Sustainability Branch
B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, Victoria, B.C.  /  Robin.G.Pike@gov.bc.ca

Emilia Young
Water Protection and Sustainability Branch
B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, Victoria, B.C. / Emlia.Young@gov.bc.ca

Jonathan Goetz, P.Ag.
Water Protection and Sustainability Branch,
B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, Victoria, B.C. / Jon.Goetz@gov.bc.ca

Dr. David Spittlehouse, P.Ag.
Climate Change and Integrated Planning Branch,
B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development, Victoria, B.C. / Dave.Spittlehouse@gov.bc.ca