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Meteorologist predicts variation on El Nino pattern: A wet PNW winter

Jan 06, 2016 0 Comments

An Eastern Washington University meteorologist says he has a different take on what El Nino will do this winter in the Northwest. By MITCH LIES For the Capital....

Boat inspections keep mussels out of Alberta

Dec 18, 2015 0 Comments

Posted Dec. 11th, 2015 by Barb Glen  The province’s inspectors conducted almost 22,000 watercraft inspections this year and monitored 66 water bodies  Zebra mussels hitched a ride into....

Study reveals hidden dangers of tap water: Millions of Canadians drinking from substandard sources

Nov 30, 2015 0 Comments

BY TOM BLACKWELL NOVEMBER 27, 2015, Vancouver Sun  More than 300,000 Canadians contract an acute stomach bug every year from the municipally-supplied water that comes out of....

Groundwater Not as Renewable as Thought, Study Finds

Nov 26, 2015 0 Comments

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 21 Nov 2015, TheTyee.ca  Groundwater, the globe's most dependable water insurance system, is not as renewable as researchers once thought and its availability varies....

Glacier melt in B.C. mountains reaches ‘shocking’ levels

Oct 28, 2015 0 Comments

By Chris Brown and Chris Corday, CBC News Posted: Oct 21, 2015 5:56 PM PT Last Updated: Oct 22, 2015 7:04 AM PT  For B.C. glacier researcher Matt....

Right to water, healthy environment must be immediate priorities for new government

Oct 20, 2015 0 Comments

October 20, 2015, The Council of Canadians - Kaitlyn Mitchell and Emma Lui  In the final stretch of the campaign trail, Justin Trudeau — Canada’s next prime minister....

Cloudy brown water soon a thing of the past in Glenmore Ellison

Oct 08, 2015 0 Comments

By John McDonald, infonews.ca, Oct 7, 2015  CENTRAL OKANAGAN - It’s taken almost seven years and $20 million, but residents who have endured near constant water quality....

Special Report: The lake’s huge … but not infinite

Sep 23, 2015 0 Comments

The Okanagan Valley has started to respond to drought conditions, but is hampered by a ‘mishmash’ of almost 100 water providers with no overall co-ordination  BY LARRY....