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Extension of Fee Waiver Period for Existing Groundwater Use Applications

Dec 14, 2016 0 Comments

Living Water Smart ENV:EX <LivingWaterSmart@gov.bc.ca  Dear Partners in Water Stewardship: Waiver period for existing groundwater use applications extended to end of 2017. On February 29,....

B.C. Announced $148.5 million for Water and Wastewater

Oct 05, 2016 0 Comments

Water Canada September 29, 2016. $148 million to go to water infrastructure in BC. B.C. Premier Christy Clark has announced $148.5 million in provincial....

PNW reps urge action on Columbia River Treaty

Aug 24, 2016 0 Comments

Dan Wheat,  Capital Press Published on August 12, 2016 10:53AM U.S. legislators want to modernize the Columbia River Treaty with Canada Five U.S. senators and....

Zebra mussels multiplying in Lake Winnipeg, now found on shorelines

Aug 18, 2016 0 Comments

By Katie Dangerfield Online Producer  Global News WINNIPEG — They are tiny, invasive and can devastate ecosystems. The number of zebra mussels in Manitoba are multiplying at an astonishing....

How many operators does it take to run your facility? A look at the trends

Jun 22, 2016 0 Comments

Brown and Caldwell 1 Water In the 1990s, the U.S. water industry took a long, hard look at itself and drastically reduced operating staffs in response to....

Tree-ring data suggest B.C. is facing harshest droughts in 350 years

May 11, 2016 0 Comments

MARK HUME VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, May 04, 2016 1:02PM EDT British Columbia is facing droughts more severe than any in the past 350 years, according to....

Drones, dogs and DNA the latest weapons against invasive species

Feb 10, 2016 0 Comments

The Canadian Press, February 3, 2016  RICHMOND, B.C. — Field technicians on the hunt for invasive species used to go on foot, by canoe or relied on....