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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 3 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....

New report predicts hotter, drier Alberta as climate changes

Sep 03, 2013 0 Comments

Province's average temperature predicted to rise by up to 4 C by end of century  BY BOB WEBER, CANADIAN PRESS AUGUST 27, 2013  EDMONTON —  As climate change slowly....

Advocacy group wades into B.C. groundwater controversy

Aug 21, 2013 0 Comments

BY DAN FUMANO, THE PROVINCE AUGUST 16, 2013  Following a groundswell of public concern this week, a national citizen advocacy group launched a campaign Thursday to pressure the....

The ‘Wild West’ of groundwater: Billion-dollar Nestlé extracting B.C.’s drinking water for free

Aug 20, 2013 51 Comments

Nestlé Waters Canada takes 265 million litres a year of fresh water from a Fraser Valley well  BY DAN FUMANO, THE PROVINCE AUGUST 14, 2013 The price of a....

Plenty of good, clean water in B.C.? 8 things you don’t know about our water

Aug 07, 2013 2 Comments

BY DAN FUMANO, THE PROVINCE, August 6,2013 Our water — it’s as valuable as any resource in B.C., vital to our economy, environment and health. But experts are....

Keremeos Reservoir Proceeding with Solid Vote

Aug 02, 2013 1 Comments

Keremeos Irrigation District is finally moving forward with their long awaited reservoir project.  A capacity crowd of 300 filled Victory Hall on July 24th, 2013 to....

B.C. Invests in Flood Mitigation in West Kelowna

Jul 31, 2013 0 Comments

Posted on July 31, 2013, Water Canada  The District of West Kelowna has submitted an application to British Columbia’s Flood Protection Program (FPP) for $510,000 worth of....