Tag: British Columbia

Grindrod WTP to fend off frequent power outages with new generator

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GRINDROD, BC - The Grindrod Water Treatment Plant will see installation of a standby power generator to allow systems to operate during a power...

Okanagan communities receive $9.1M for flood mitigation

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Vernon, BC — Two communities in the Okanagan will take steps to protect themselves from flooding caused by climate change through an investment of more than $9.1...

Pitt Meadows Launches new Lawn Sign Initiative Asking Residents and Businesses...

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PITT MEADOWS, BC – The City of Pitt Meadows is providing local residents and businesses with free lawn signs to promote water conservation and adherence...

UBC scientists, other groups, call for return of Sumas Lake in...

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New paper finds restoring the lake will help in climate adaptation, endangered species restoration and Indigenous reconciliation A new proposal has emerged in response to...

Okanagan mayors and fire chiefs team up to encourage residential water...

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Lake Country, B.C. – Syilx Territory – Despite cooler temperatures and recent rainfall, the Okanagan’s water supply is still experiencing the effects of last...

No Flood Mitigation Funding for Abbotsford, Merritt and Princeton

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Three BC municipalities devasted by flooding in 2021, along with industry and business leaders are calling on the federal government to change the way...

West Kelowna officially celebrates the opening of the Rose Valley Water...

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West Kelowna, B.C. – Together with the community, the Governments of Canada and British Columbia and the City of West Kelowna held a ribbon...

Restoration of nluxʷluxʷɬcwix (Trout Creek) in the District of Summerland to...

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DISTRICT OF SUMMERLAND, BC - Efforts to restore Trout Creek to its natural form and function are one step closer after an investment of $563,118 from the federal government. Trout...

Grand Forks to receive better flood protection

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GRAND FORKS, BC - People, property and businesses in and around Grand Forks will be further protected from floodwaters with the construction of a...

Investment made to protect homes and farms within Nicomekl River floodplains

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Surrey, British Columbia — Surrey is ensuring that homes and farms are safe from flooding along a vulnerable segment of the Nicomekl River dike after...

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