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North California farmers ditching crops to sell water to south

Mar 22, 2015 0 Comments

Published time: March 19, 2015   Some rice farmers in Northern California are skipping planting their crop this year and choosing instead to sell their water rights to....

B.C. Communities Need $13 Billion to Renew Water Infrastructure

Mar 04, 2015 0 Comments

Water Canada, Posted on March 2, 2015  The BC Water & Waste Association (BCWWA) has released a report stating that communities in British Columbia will need at....

Time when Southwest was wet and Northwest was dry aids efforts to predict future rainfall patterns

Feb 25, 2015 0 Comments

Science Daily, February 23, 2015 Cimate scientists now put the odds that the American Southwest is headed into a 30-year "mega drought" at 50/50. Meanwhile, the forecast....

Cattle damage to riverbanks can be undone

Feb 25, 2015 0 Comments

Science Daily, February 19, 2015 An example of comparing two photos using the visual site assessment method in Barnhardy Meadow. Willow have increased.....

B.C. to charge up to $2.25 for bottling 1 million litres of groundwater

Feb 08, 2015 0 Comments

THE CANADIAN PRESS FEBRUARY 5, 2015 VICTORIA — Companies will pay little more than a toonie to bottle as much groundwater as can fill a 25-metre swimming pool....

Special report: Leaking oil and gas wells across Canada ‘a threat to the environment and public safety’

Feb 08, 2015 0 Comments

Energy firms are boring another 10,000 wells a year as controversial fracking operations in Western Canada extend their reach BY MARGARET MUNRO, POSTMEDIA NEWS  Serge Fortier has been....

AWWA announces changes to commonly used standards

Jan 30, 2015 0 Comments

IMPORTANT OVERHAUL OF WIDELY USED STANDARD  The revision (ANSI/AWWA C651-14) is the result of multiple years of review, research, and discussion by the committee. The update also takes into....

Show us the money on water quality

Jan 28, 2015 0 Comments

Castanet, January 27, 2015 Water advisories are so frequent in the Okanagan since Interior Health raised its drinking water standards a few years ago, they have become....