Water

A man’s body was recovered from Long Lake after he was reported missing over the weekend. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man’s body recovered from Nanaimo lake after apparent drowning

Victim went for a swim Sunday, searchers found body Monday

 

The Okanagan Basin Water Board has launched its Make Water Work campaign for 2022. (Black Press file photo)

Okanagan residents encouraged to get the most out of their water use

The Okanagan Basin Water Board’s ‘Make Water Work’ campaign is back ahead of the 2022 summer season

 

The Mission Creek Restoration Initiative in Kelowna is one of 15 projects to receive funding from the Okanagan Basin Water Board. (OBWB photo)

Okanagan communities soak up water grants

Okanagan Basin Water Board doles out nearly $350,000 to 15 projects Valley-wide

 

The Peachland Creek Watershed serves as a domestic water supply source for Peachland residents and creek feeding tributaries into Okanagan Lake. (File photo)

UBCO research team brings Peachland watershed study to public

Forum seeks input; set for April 28, 7 p.m., at Peachland Community Centre

The Peachland Creek Watershed serves as a domestic water supply source for Peachland residents and creek feeding tributaries into Okanagan Lake. (File photo)
The Okanagan Basin Water Board recently unveiled its Source Water Protection Toolkit to the Regional District Central Okanagan. (Photo/Black Press Media)

Okanagan Basin Water Board says cooperation vital to protecting drinking water

‘We’re facing complex challenges but we do have many tools to protect drinking water sources’

The Okanagan Basin Water Board recently unveiled its Source Water Protection Toolkit to the Regional District Central Okanagan. (Photo/Black Press Media)
(Barry Gerding/Black Press)

Lake Country residents battle noise as farmers use choppers to keep cherry crops dry

Excess water causes the cherry to split and no longer good for harvest

  • Apr 11, 2022
(Barry Gerding/Black Press)
The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has approved upgrades to three pumping stations at the Keremeos Irrigation District. (Monique Tamminga - Keremeos Review)

Keremeos irrigation upgrade approved

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen authorizes up to $100,000 for work

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has approved upgrades to three pumping stations at the Keremeos Irrigation District. (Monique Tamminga - Keremeos Review)
The Okanagan Basin Water Board makes six recommendations to fight invasive mussels. (File photo/Cap News)

Okanagan Basin Water Board pushes province for action on invasive mussels

‘If we are B.C.’s number one destination for mussel-infested watercraft, we need to be better prepared’

The Okanagan Basin Water Board makes six recommendations to fight invasive mussels. (File photo/Cap News)

Trio taken to hospital after canoes capsize on Okanagan Lake

Incident happened in Vernon near Beachcomber Bay at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30

First responders were called to the pond near the Okanagan College Salmon Arm Campus about 9 a.m. Thursday, March 24 after a dog and a woman went through the ice. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Woman, dog helped to shore from Salmon Arm pond after dog goes through thin ice

Passersby do initial rescue, woman taken to hospital for check up, fire department issues warning

First responders were called to the pond near the Okanagan College Salmon Arm Campus about 9 a.m. Thursday, March 24 after a dog and a woman went through the ice. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
The Town of Osoyoos is looking to install universal water metering at a cost of $6 million. (File photo)

$6M for water metering to go to Osoyoos taxpayers for approval

Council has decided to go forward with the project but it needs the people’s vote now

The Town of Osoyoos is looking to install universal water metering at a cost of $6 million. (File photo)
View of Okanagan Lake from Okanagan Lake Park. (BC Parks photo)

Okanagan Nation Alliance earns full voting rights on water board

Join three regional district boards on Okanagan Basin Water Board

View of Okanagan Lake from Okanagan Lake Park. (BC Parks photo)
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LETTER: Peachland water management a difficult issue

We understand we need to conserve water, but we don’t understand the need to protect the source

  • Mar 1, 2022
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Flood damage in the town of Princeton caused by the atmospheric river rainfall in November 2020 across southern B.C. (File photo)

B.C. budget gives emphasis to water management, climate change

Okanagan Basin Water Board pleased with new budget

Flood damage in the town of Princeton caused by the atmospheric river rainfall in November 2020 across southern B.C. (File photo)
Osoyoos Mayor Sue McKortoff (right) will serve another term as chair of the Okanagan Basin Water Board this year, as will vice-chair Peachland Mayor Cindy Fortin. (File photo)

Water briefs: Osoyoos mayor to head up Okanagan Basin Water Board

Sue McKortoff to serve fourth term as OBWB chair

Osoyoos Mayor Sue McKortoff (right) will serve another term as chair of the Okanagan Basin Water Board this year, as will vice-chair Peachland Mayor Cindy Fortin. (File photo)
View of Okanagan Lake from Okanagan Lake Park. (BC Parks photo)

Salty level of Okanagan Lake water intensifies

Increased trend still far short of endangering water quality, aquatic life

View of Okanagan Lake from Okanagan Lake Park. (BC Parks photo)
Legion Beach in Osoyoos.

$650K for Osoyoos reservoir repairs

Flow control valves at the reservoir are leaking and at risk of failing

Legion Beach in Osoyoos.
The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has voted not to take over ownership of the Lower Nipit Improvement District infrastructure. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has voted not to take over ownership of the Lower Nipit Improvement District infrastructure. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
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Emergency repair puts Vernon under water quality advisory

Precaution for Duteau customers after Lavington incident fixed

Pixabay photo
Summerland council is considering a bylaw requiring pit meters. (District of Summerland photo)

Summerland council considers pit meters

Proposed water meter bylaw change debated at council table

Summerland council is considering a bylaw requiring pit meters. (District of Summerland photo)