Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: British Columbia

Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant in B.C. Receives Grant Extension

Stephen Fuhr, member of parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, announced that the City of West Kelowna’s request has been granted for a timeline extension to...

B.C. Businesses Helping to Tackle Plastic Pollution in Oceans

Canada’s minister of public services and procurement and accessibility, Carla Qualtrough, announced that two businesses based in British Columbia (B.C.) are each receiving a...

New Interactive Map Shows Locations for Kamloops’ Underground Utilities Infrastructure

Situations where underground utilities are accidentally damaged, blocked, or covered during construction or yard work can be inconvenient, costly, and even dangerous. To help avoid...

Cowichan Valley Regional District Receives Funding for Water Supply Study

A major grant from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Province of British Columbia will enable the Cowichan Valley Regional District to explore...

New North Okanagan Wastewater Recovery System Receives $24.3 Million Grant

North Okanagan’s Swan Lake area received a major boost with the announcement of a $24.3 million grant from the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan...

Water Use Restricted on Koksilah River, B.C. to Protect Fish Populations

The Government of British Columbia (B.C.) is restricting water use by select users on the Koksilah River to protect fish populations, which are under...

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...

Richmond, B.C. Wins 2019 Technological Innovation Award

The City of Richmond has received the B.C. Environmental Managers Association 2019 Technological Innovation award for the implementation of a simplified non-stormwater discharge management...

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