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B.C. securing watersheds for a stronger future

Victoria–Climate change and extreme weather events are strengthening the call for protection and restoration of B.C.’s watersheds to ensure healthy ecosystems support communities with...

Federal response group meets to discuss floods, extreme weather in B.C.

On November 17, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the president of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and minister of emergency preparedness, Bill...

Water Quality Advisory Issued for West Kelowna

The City of West Kelowna, in consultation with Interior Health, is issuing a Water Quality Advisory for the Lakeview/Rose Valley System effective immediately and...

Greenwood Trunk Project will Increase Sewer Capacity in East Courtenay

Construction is underway on the City of Courtenay Greenwood Trunk Sanitary Sewer Project to increase capacity in the sewer system in East Courtenay, British...

B.C. Funding Flood Planning and Mitigation Initiatives

Twenty-four local governments and First Nations communities have been approved to receive $3.46 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding. This funding is part of the...

B.C. Provides Funding for Flood Victims

Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) is now available for eligible British Columbians in the following regions who may have been impacted by overland flooding from...

Capital Regional District Board Approves Limited Use of Biosolids

The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved a motion to allow a portion of biosolids produced at the Residuals Treatment Facility to be...

Okanagan Faces an Increase in Precipitation: Climate Projections Report

The Okanagan region in British Columbia (B.C.) is expected to face an increase in precipitation across all seasons except summer, according to a new...

B.C. Government Partners with Cowichan Tribes to Support Koksilah Watershed

A new government-to-government partnership will help ensure long-term water sustainability in the Koksilah Watershed and explore the benefits of a water sustainability plan for...

District of Kent, B.C. Declares State of Emergency Due to Flooding

A state of local emergency was declared by Mayor Sylvia Pranger for the District of Kent on February 1, 2020. Heavy precipitation in the area...

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