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Coldwater River Watershed Reaches Level 4 Drought Condition

A Level 4 drought rating is being implemented for the Coldwater River watershed in response to extremely low stream conditions. All surface water and groundwater...

Drought Conditions Force Water Restrictions in Merritt

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has notified the City of Merritt that in spite of recent rain, the Drought Level...

Netherlands, China Partner for New Action on Climate Crisis

China and the Netherlands have announced a new initiative to accelerate action to make China and the region more resilient to the reality of...

UN: Simple & Hi-Tech solutions Needed to Address Desertification, Drought

On June 17th, World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, José Graziano da Silva, director-general, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO),...

Level 3 Drought in Okanagan Region and Across B.C.

Warm and dry conditions have prompted the British Columbia to announce a Level 3 drought for much of the province, including the Okanagan region. Low...

B.C. Declares Level 3 Drought in Two Areas of the Province

Below-normal stream flows and signs of drought in smaller streams have caused British Columbia to declare a Level 3 drought rating for the Fort...

Water Security Agency Statement on Lake Levels for Summer Months

Saskatchewan’s Water Security Agency (WSA) has released a statement finding that most lakes in Southern Saskatchewan will reach normal summer operating levels. Despite below normal...

Climate Change Causes Water to Surpass Energy as Primary Limiter of...

According to new research published by the University of Arizona (UA), climate change in the 20th century have caused water availability to surpass energy...

As The World Burns: The Case for a Restoration Imperative

The IPCC report doesn’t reveal anything we didn’t already expect if we failed to meet global carbon dioxide reductions targets. A fair reading of...

Southwestern Nova Scotia Struggles with Water Shortages

The Government of Nova Scotia is helping residents affected by the water shortages in the southwest of the province. The Emergency Management Office has been...

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