Okanagan Water Board celebrates 10 years of funding water protection – opens grant call for 2016

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board is celebrating 10 years of water funding
in the valley through its Water Conservation and Quality Improvement (WCQI) Grant Program.
To mark the occasion, the agency held a day-long showcase “Celebrating Collective Impact”
today at the Westbank Lions Community Centre and announced its call for applications for
2016.

“Today we are celebrating the collective impact that this funding has had in the Okanagan over the last 10 years. And when you see the work that has been done, it’s fantastic,” said OBWB Chair Doug Findlater. “The grant program was started in 2006 as a way to build collaborative approaches to address water issues in our region and develop best practices. Looking at the results of these efforts on display today, you can see the valley-wide benefits of this program.”

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