Partners powerful for Okanagan Basin Water Board

Vernon Morning Star – September 11, 2013

The importance of partnerships highlighted the Okanagan Basin Water Board’s annual meeting in Kelowna.

As the Okanagan faces increasing challenges to its water supply – with aging infrastructure and stronger rainstorms, a growing population and increasing demand for water, uncertain water supplies due to climate change and drought, potential for invasive species – partnerships will be critical in addressing these issues.

“It’s through collaboration that we have done the science to understand what we’re facing, and it’s through working with others that we need to develop and implement the strategies to make sure our communities are prepared,” noted OBWB executive director Anna Warwick Sears.

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