Mayors urge conservation

May 11, 2016 – Castanet

Mayors and councillors from cities up and down the Valley gathered in Kelowna with a common message: conserve water.

On the heels of last year’s drought and with the possibility of another bad summer ahead, the mayors have challenged each other and their respective residents, in what is the most water-stressed region of the country.

While the Okanagan received a healthy snowpack this winter, an early spring has caused much of that to melt away quickly, noted Doug Findlater, Okanagan Basin Water Board chairperson.

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