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Salt Spring Island Water Study Receives Support from B.C. Government

The Government of British Columbia (B.C.) is helping Salt Spring Islanders move toward better water service with a $50,000 grant to the Capital Regional District,...

Columbia Basin Trust Secures $2 Million for LiDAR Mapping Project

The Columbia Basin Trust brought partners together to secure a $2-million project that will collect LiDAR and orthophoto imagery of major water bodies near...

Okanagan Indian Band Files Suit Against Federal Government

The Okanagan Indian Band (OKIB) has filed a suit in Federal Court against the Government of Canada over its failure to ensure the safety...

1.5 Billion Litres of Grey Water Likely Dumped Along B.C. Coast

A new study commissioned by World Wildlife Fund Canada found that 1.54 billion litres of grey water were generated by ships off the British...

B.C. Scientists Notice Unusual Trends While Studying Wetlands

In the heart of the Robson Valley, skirting the western edge of the Rocky Mountains, a diverse range of habitat has captured the attention...

Twenty Flood Mitigation Projects in B.C. Receive $14.88 Million in Funding

More than $14.88 million in federal and provincial funding has been announced to support 20 flood mitigation projects in British Columbia (B.C.). The announcement was...

Okanagan Water Board Renews Call for Stronger Invasive Mussel Regulations

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is calling for additional regulations to further protect B.C. waters from invasive mussels. “Until we know we are in...

Capital Regional District Seeks Feedback on Watershed Management Plan

The Capital Regional District (CRD) is developing a watershed management plan to improve the water quality of Elk/Beaver Lake and seeking feedback on it...

Grand Forks, B.C. Receives $50 Million for Flood Mitigation Project

The Government of Canada is providing $50 million for a flood mitigation project in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary community of Grand Forks,...

New Guide Provides Insights into Watershed Governance in B.C.

A new guide is now available for local groups, collaborative organizations, and Indigenous and Crown governments in British Columbia (B.C.) seeking to better understand...

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