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Council Report – May 2017

The Okanagan Water Stewardship Council (“the Council” or OWSC) was established in 2006 as a technical advisory body to the OBWB. The 28 member Council is a diverse group of water stakeholders who meet monthly to provide independent advice and

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Council Report – March 2017

The Okanagan Water Stewardship Council (“the Council” or OWSC) was established in 2006 as a technical advisory body to the OBWB. The 28 member Council is a diverse group of water stakeholders who meet monthly to provide independent advice and

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Council Report – February 2017

The Okanagan Water Stewardship Council (“the Council” or OWSC) was established in 2006 as a technical advisory body to the OBWB. The 28 member Council is a diverse group of water stakeholders who meet monthly to provide independent advice and

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Council Report – December 2016

The Okanagan Water Stewardship Council (“the Council” or OWSC) was established in 2006 as a technical advisory body to the OBWB. The 28 member Council is a diverse group of water stakeholders who meet monthly to provide independent advice and

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Council Report – November 2016

The Okanagan Water Stewardship Council (“the Council” or OWSC) was established in 2006 as a technical advisory body to the OBWB. The 28 member Council is a diverse group of water stakeholders who meet monthly to provide independent advice and

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Celebrating collective impact – 10 years of water funding in the Okanagan

Kelowna, B.C. – Big plans are underway as the Okanagan Basin Water Board and partners prepare to celebrate 10 years of funding through the board’s Water Conservation and Quality Improvement Grant Program. The Water Board, in partnership with the Okanagan

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Water Board celebrates 45 years of water protection & looks ahead at future challenges

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) holds its Annual Meeting on Friday, Sept. 4 and while the agency is celebrating 45 years of water protection in the valley, it is already looking at the challenges ahead and

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Okanagan Wetlands Benefit From Funds and Strong Partnerships

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) and Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) held a joint news conference today at Fascieux Creek Wetland in Kelowna, welcoming new funding from Environment Canada towards Phase 2 of the Okanagan Wetlands Strategy

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Water stewards re-gift cash prize

InfoTel – May 12, 2014 KELOWNA – Protecting our water is job number one for the Okanagan Water Stewardship Council and the group wants to make sure students share that goal. The council won a national Excellence in Water Stewardship

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Water stewardship

Castanet – May 10, 2014 One year ago, the Okanagan Water Stewardship Council was recognized with a national “Excellence in Water Stewardship” award from Canada’s Council of the Federation, in competition with 16 other BC nominees. It also received $1,000.

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Water Council Re-Gifts Award to Okanagan College Water Student

Kelowna, B.C. – One year ago, the Okanagan Water Stewardship Council was recognized  with a national “Excellence in Water Stewardship” award from Canada’s Council of the Federation, in competition with 16 other B.C. nominees. It also received $1,000. This week,

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Updates on tap for 105-year-old water plan

Vernon Morning Star – March 23, 2014 The Okanagan Water Stewardship Council’s initial reaction to B.C.’s proposed water act is positive, but a council committee will now analyze it and respond officially to the province in the next few weeks.

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B.C.’s new water law welcomed

Okanagan Sunday – March 16, 2014 The Okanagan Water Stewardship Council’s initial reaction to last Tuesday’s introduction of a new water law in the B.C. legislature is positive, but a council committee will now analyze it and respond officially to

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Positive first steps in new BC water act

Castanet – March 15, 2014 The Okanagan Water Stewardship Council is reacting to Tuesday’s introduction of a new water act in the B.C. legislature. The group saying that on first glance the updated legislation appears positive, but a council committee

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Okanagan Water Stewardship council responds to proposed B.C. water law

Kelowna Capital News – March 14, 2014 The Okanagan Water Stewardship Council’s initial reaction to the Tuesday, March 11 introduction of a new water act in the B.C. Legislature is positive, but a council committee will now analyze it and

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