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Water Act violators named in B.C. gov’t report

Dec 18, 2013 0 Comments

BY STEPHANIE IP, THE PROVINCE DECEMBER 11, 2013  A paving company and two individuals are being publicly identified for Water Act violations, as the province moves to name....

Lack of B.C. water regulation ‘really unbelievable,’ activist says

Dec 16, 2013 0 Comments

BY DAN FUMANO, THE PROVINCE OCTOBER 7, 2013 Maude Barlow knows water. And she cares about it, passionately. The national chair of the Council of Canadians has been actively....

Canada, BC Renew Water Monitoring Agreement

Oct 07, 2013 0 Comments

Posted on October 7, 2013: Water Canada  The governments of Canada and British Columbia have renewed an agreement ensuring the collection, processing, publication and distribution of water....

Plan for hydro dam on B.C.’s Similkameen River raises immediate environmental concerns

Oct 03, 2013 0 Comments

BY LARRY PYNN, VANCOUVER SUN, SEPTEMBER 24, 2013 A river that has been identified as one of the most endangered in B.C. is the site of a....

RDNO guilty of not protecting water

Sep 27, 2013 0 Comments

by Carmen Weld - Central Okanagan - Story: 99241 Sep 25, 2013 / 3:51 pm Judge Mayland McKimm laid down an unprecedented verdict today (Wednesday) that found the Regional District....

No MLAs in Victoria means no changes to Water Act

Sep 19, 2013 0 Comments

The NDP environment critic is steaming mad changes to BC’s Water Act are on hold because legislature won’t sit this fall. Sara Norman, September 16, 2013 VANCOUVER (News 1130)....

Okanagan Regional Board Approves Sludge Deal with Penticton

Sep 10, 2013 0 Comments

Posted on August 6, 2013  The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen and City of Penticton are extending an existing relationship of shared services and opportunity to include the....

World watching how B.C. wrestles with how to protect drinking water

Sep 04, 2013 0 Comments

BY DAN FUMANO, THE PROVINCE SEPTEMBER 1, 2013 As B.C. looks to update its century-old water laws, government sources and experts are looking outside the province for examples....