Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: British Columbia

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...

North Okanagan Celebrates Opening of New UV Disinfection Facility

The Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) celebrated the official opening of its new ultraviolet (UV) disinfection facility on June 25, 2019. The facility disinfects...

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...

Rio Tinto Launches Study to Evaluate Climate Change Impacts on Fish...

Rio Tinto, a mining and metals company, has launched a project that will evaluate the impacts of climate change on three fish populations in...

CVRD Marks Major Milestone for its Water Treatment Project

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) has successfully acquired all necessary water licenses and land use agreements for its new water project, which sets...

B.C. Government Approves $3 Million in Emergency Preparedness Funding

Twenty-two local and regional governments in British Columbia (B.C.) have been approved to receive more than $3 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding to...

Gov’t of Canada Helps Protect Residents Along Fraser River from Flooding

François-Philippe Champagne, the minister of infrastructure and communities, announced funding for a flood mitigation project in the Fraser Valley. “Our investment in this critical dike...

Government of Canada Helps Protect Richmond, B.C. from Flooding

François-Philippe Champagne, the minister of infrastructure and communities, announced funding for a flood protection project in Richmond, British Columbia. The project involves upgrading approximately 4.3...

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