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Okanagan Water Board Opens Grant Program with Focus on Water Security

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is now accepting applications for its Water Conservation and Quality Improvement (WCQI) grant program. With $350,000 available, applicants that...

Okanagan Mayors Promote Water Conservation

As part of the annual “Make Water Work” launch, the Okanagan Basin Water Board’s Okanagan WaterWise program has released a video of mayors showing how they...

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...

AquaHacking Launches 2020 Challenge in British Columbia

Students, tech leaders, and those with an interest in freshwater issues were on hand for the launch of the B.C. AquaHacking Challenge 2020 on...

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...

Canada Bolsters Work Against Invasive Mussel Spread in B.C.

Yesterday, the Government of Canada reaffirmed its commitment to stem to the spread of aquatic invasive species, announcing new funding for research, education, and...

Okanagan Surface Water Projects Receive $300K

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has approved $300,000 in funding to 18 projects to help conserve and improve the quality of water in the valley. Directors...

Okanagan Basin Water Board Receives $1.45M for Floodplain Mapping

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) held a joint news conference with representatives from the provincial government, Okanagan Nation Alliance, and City of Kelowna to...

Okanagan Basin Water Board Launches Well Registry

Amidst the confusion about what new B.C. groundwater regulations mean for residents, the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has developed a guide that explains...

Okanagan Water Study Wins Award

The Okanagan Basin Water Board and 13 partnering agencies were presented with the “Award for Excellence in the Water and Waste Community” by the...

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