Delegates from the Department of Water Resources of the Fujian Province in China visited RES’EAU and UBC in February, 2014. The group consisted of directors, engineers and researchers, and was led by Ms. Xiao Huimei, the organization’s Deputy Director-General. Their goal was to study Canada's experience and expertise in fresh water conservation, integrated water resource management and water governance while promoting international cooperation and exchanges with Canadian colleagues working in this area.
As part of their visit, they also visited Metro Vancouver, and also UBC's
Institute for Asian Studies (IAS) and IRES.