Friday, November 15, 2019

Tag: B.C.

AquaHacking Launches 2020 Challenge in British Columbia

Students, tech leaders, and those with an interest in freshwater issues were on hand for the launch of the B.C. AquaHacking Challenge 2020 on...

Federal-Provincial Funding to Support Water and Wastewater Services in B.C.

Communities in British Columbia will soon be able to apply for a share of the combined $150-million federal-provincial infrastructure funding that will help deliver...

2020 AquaHacking Challenge to Help Address B.C. Freshwater Issues

The Okanagan Basin Water Board and Aqua Forum will be launching the 2020 AquaHacking Challenge on October 29 at UBC Okanagan. Doors open at...

New Research Examines Water Sustainability Plans in B.C.

A new Innovation Brief from the University of Victoria’s POLIS Water Sustainability Project and Environmental Law Centre investigates how Water Sustainability Plans, enabled by British Columbia’s...

Regional District of Nanaimo Wins Excellence in Biosolids Award

The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) won the Northwest Biosolids Excellence in Biosolids Award at the recent Biofest conference in Blaine, Washington. The award...

Foresight Cleantech Creates Partnership with Okanagan College and UBC

The Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Okanagan College, and the University of British Columbia (UBC) have established a new partnership to create jobs, create intellectual...

CSRD Takes Stand Against Commercial Water Extraction in Rural Golden

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) will be developing a policy that does not support the extraction of freshwater for commercial bottled water sales...

Comox Valley Regional District Awards Contract for Water Treatment System

After years of preparation and planning, the Comox Valley Regional District’s new water treatment system project has officially moved into the construction phase with...

Logging Not Major Factor in Peachland, B.C. Water Issues

An investigation found that forest licensees did a good job of minimizing the impacts of logging on drinking water in the Peachland and Trepanier...

Kelowna Water Utility Launching Water Meter Network Pilot

The Kelowna Water Utility is launching a pilot project to replace aging water meters with new metering equipment that will enable automatic reading. The new...

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