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B.C. residents ‘drought shame’ neighbours as water rules tighten

Jul 13, 2015 0 Comments

VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail  Watching a maintenance man hose down the pavement in a Gastown courtyard each morning was too much for Paul Done. He called the....

B.C. Adds New Invasive Mussels Protection Measures

Jul 13, 2015 0 Comments

Posted on July 13, 2015: Water Canada  Is BC doing enough to stop invasive mussels? Columbia Basin Trust, with the help of $360,000 in....

Boat infested with invasive mussels intercepted at Sylvan Lake

Jun 09, 2015 0 Comments

COLETTE DERWORIZ, CALGARY HERALD  A boat overrun with invasive mussels was intercepted by Alberta’s watercraft inspectors before it made it into Sylvan Lake on the May long weekend. [caption....

EPA study finds no widespread harm to US drinking water from fracking, but warns of risks

Jun 09, 2015 0 Comments

BY MATTHEW DALY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON - Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the....

A Mussel Threat: Vernon filmmaker releases documentary on invasive mussels

Apr 22, 2015 0 Comments

by  Kevin Parnell - Kelowna Capital News posted Apr 16, 2015 at 9:00 AM Imagine if we all woke up tomorrow and the forests of B.C. had been killed off and turned....

Drought Declaration Expanded In Washington State, Coming Soon In Oregon

Apr 22, 2015 0 Comments

KOUW.ORG, April 18, 2015 Drought declaration zones in Washington State expanded Washington Governor Jay Inslee Friday significantly expanded a drought declaration due to dwindling....

Record-low snowpack in Pacific Northwest could be ‘dress rehearsal’ for climate change

Apr 08, 2015 0 Comments

April 05, 2015, PRI  When officials in drought-stricken California found last week that snowpack levels in the Sierra Nevada mountains were at historic lows, they took drastic....

B.C. launches fight against invasive mussels, Report

Apr 02, 2015 0 Comments

Canadian Journal, April 1, 2015 The Provincial Government is pouring in $1.3 million into a preventative program towards early detection and rapid response against invasive and potentially....