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September 21, 2016 – Oliver Chronicle While the bass are exchanging high-fives amidst all that extra milfoil in Vaseux Lake, the same can’t be said about the residents. The lake is a real mess, overgrown with algae and weeds, which

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Vaseux Lake milfoil on water board’s radar

September 15, 2016 – Oliver Chronicle (This is the second of a two-part feature exploring the effects that the invasive seaweed known as milfoil is having on Vaseux Lake.) Milfoil’s unfavourable effects have been most evident in Vaseux Lake, but

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Vaseux Lake community aiming to rid waters of invasive milfoil

September 8, 2016 – Oliver Chronicle (Editor’s note: The following is the first in a two-part series on milfoil at Vaseux Lake. This week looks at suspicions that a sewage plant is significantly contributing towards a milfoil surplus. Part 2

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Milfoil treatment sought for lake in South Okanagan

September 1, 2016 – Kelowna Daily Courier An invasive plant species has taken root in another Valley lake, prompting a South Okanagan politician to ask it receive regular treatment from the Okanagan Basin Water Board. The south end of Vaseux

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Property purchase allows wetlands project at Okanagan Falls waste water treatment plant to proceed

March 11, 2016 – InfoNews.ca The Regional District Okanagan Similkameen is planning to “polish” sewage effluent on piece of property adjacent to the Okanagan Falls wastewater treatment plant as approval for purchase of a $195,000 acreage known as the McCall

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RBC funds local awareness program on mussels

May 27, 2015 – Osoyoos Times Canada’s largest bank is funding a local public awareness program this summer about the threat posed by aquatic invasive species such as zebra and quagga mussels. The Regional District of OkanaganSimilkameen (RDOS) received a

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RBC grant of $90,000 will fund water education throughout Okanagan

Osoyoos Times – July 2, 2014 The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) will be conducting programs to educate businesses and homeowners about water use in landscaping over the coming year. The programs are thanks to a $90,000 grant from RBC’s

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2014 RBC Blue Water Project donates $90,000 to the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen for valley-wide water conservation projects.

“Water is one of the most precious resources on earth. Everything we do depends on it – it is vital to our social and economic well-being,” said Gord Nixon, CEO, RBC. “We are honoured to support the important efforts of

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RDOS urges local citizens to make ‘WaterWise pledge’ in coming weeks

August 14, 2013 – Osoyoos Times

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RDOS receives water grant

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RDOS board highlights

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