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How droughts will reshape the United States

Jul 18, 2012 0 Comments

Washington Post - Posted by Brad Plumer on July 17, 2012 at 10:34 am  More than half of the continental United States is currently suffering through the worst drought in....

Sunny side of Kelowna’s rainiest June

Jul 15, 2012 0 Comments

By Kathy Michaels - Kelowna Capital News - July 5, 2012  Now the worst storms have passed, it's time to look at the sunny side of Kelowna's rainy season. Among....

Greater Vernon orchardists denied water

Jul 11, 2012 0 Comments

By Richard Rolke - Vernon Morning Star  A farm family will not be able to tap into Greater Vernon’s water supply. The Greater Vernon Advisory Committee has denied Jaspal....

Groups launch public campaign calling for independent review of pipeline safety

Jul 02, 2012 0 Comments

BY KAREN KLEISS, EDMONTONJOURNAL.COM JUNE 25, 2012 EDMONTON - A coalition of 17 landowner and environmental groups on Monday launched an advertising campaign to demand an independent review....

Developers must plan for sewage treatment in Oyama

Jun 29, 2012 0 Comments

By Bobbi-Sue Menard - Lake Country Calendar, June 27, 2012 How to integrate housing development with existing waste water infrastructure in Oyama is an ongoing concern. It was before....

Nanaimo bans bottled water

Jun 28, 2012 0 Comments

Tamara Cunningham, Daily News Published: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Nanaimo residents will have to bring their own reusable water containers into civic facilities this fall as the city phases....

Contaminated food feared after Metro Vancouver rejects clean-water subsidies for farmers

Jun 22, 2012 0 Comments

Metro Vancouver has rejected a special water rate for regional farmers, arguing the move would lead to a “trickle-down effect” and do little to improve the....

Cities urged to plan ahead for climate change effects

Jun 21, 2012 0 Comments

BY SANDRA MCCULLOCH, TIMES COLONIST, June 13, 2012  Climate change needs to be a factor in all planning processes in Canada, from industry and government to humanitarian....