Sunday, May 26, 2019

Tag: B.C.

BC Hydroelectric Focus of United Nations Concern

Meanwhile, Site C and BC Hydro continue to work with Firs Nations communities. In July, BC Hydro and the McLeod Lake Indian Band reached agreements on anticipated economic developments from the project. The agreements include an Impact Benefits Agreement, a Contracting Agreement, as well as a Tripartite Lands Agreement, which involves the B.C. provincial government.

B.C. and the Northwest Territories Sign Transboundary Water Management Agreement

British Columbia Environment Minister Mary Polak and Northwest Territories Environment and Natural Resources Minister J. Michael Miltenberger signed an agreement today committing both governments...

Nexen Water License Revoked in the Horn River Basin

Oil and gas company Nexen has been ordered by the B.C. Environmental Appeal Board to cease taking water out of the Tsea watershed within...

British Columbia Funds Wastewater Professionals Training Study

The Province of British Columbia is providing $50,000 in funding to the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) to ensure consistent licensing...

Seaterra Program Abandons Controversial McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant

The Seaterra program will not be continuing with the proposed wastewater treatment plant at McLoughlin Point in Victoria, British Columbia, due to decisions last...

Nanaimo Water Reservoir Completed

The new 14 million litre water reservoir in Nanaimo, British Columbia has reached completion, thanks to significant funding from the federal Gas Tax Fund,...

Gas Tax Fund and Building Canada Fund Contribute Millions to Innovative...

Costs for the innovative Sechelt Water Resource Centre in Sechelt, British Columbia will be covered by the federal Gas Tax Fund and the Communities Component of...

Okanagan Basin Water Board Proposes Province-Wide Water Commission

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is proposing to the provincial government a British Columbia water commission to streamline water use reporting and to...

Kelowna Wins Tap Water Taste Challenge at BCWWA Annual Conference

The City of Kelowna, British Columbia won the inaugural British Columbia Water & Waste Association’s (BCWWA) “Best of the Best” tap water taste test...

Sea Change

Victoria has faced decades of criticism for failing to treat its sewage before pumping it into the Pacific Ocean, releasing often-harmful materials into the...

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