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Okanagan Water Board announces funding for projects to protect valley water

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has approved $300,000 in funding to 18 projects that will help conserve and improve the quality of water in the valley.  Directors approved the Water Conservation and Quality Improvement (WCQI) Grants at their regular

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Former mayors Stu Wells and Tom Shields not sold on water meters

January 6, 2016 – Osoyoos Times Two former Osoyoos mayors have raised red flags about the possible move by the town to bring thousands of water meters to our community. Former mayors Stu Wells and Tom Shields both discussed their

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Not enough data to support water metering proposal

January 6, 2016 – Osoyoos Times Two former Osoyoos mayors are speaking out and raising concerns about a proposal to introduce universal water metering in Osoyoos. At this point, town council has not made any decision to proceed with the

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10 Years of Water Funding

Castanet News – November 26, 2015 Read more: Castanet News – The Future of Water

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Council adopts consultant’s report as it considers water meter program for Osoyoos

November 4, 2015 – Osoyoos Times

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OBWB Drought Update #9

Dear Okanagan Local Governments and Water Utilities, I’ll be continuing these general drought updates for the remainder of the season. The province is now also doing a weekly drought call with updates from around the region (see below), and this

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Don’t be a drain on the water supply

July 30, 2015 – Keremeos Review

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Watering restrictions coming for Kelowna August 4th

July 30, 2015 – AM1150

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Water conservation funding

July 25, 2015 – Castanet

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Valley mayors push for early start to water conservation

May 7, 2015 – InfoTel News

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Okanagan Water Board Offers Funds for Strategic Water Projects

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board is now accepting applications to its 2015 Water Conservation and Quality Improvement (WCQI) Grant Program. The program, in its ninth year, has $300,000 available for projects that conserve water in the Okanagan

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Water conservation efforts get boost in West Kelowna

The Daily Courier – October 31, 2014 New leak-detection equipment has been purchased in an effort to improve West Kelowna’s water conservation efforts.  

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Explore the WCQI Projects Database!

The OBWB recognizes the importance of enabling projects that enhance water quality and conserve water quantity in the Okanagan Valley. The Water Conservation and Quality Improvement (WCQI) program is intended to build a collaborative approach to water management and promote

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Funding for Water Projects

AM1150 – April 3, 2014 The Okanagan Basin Water Board has approved $300,000 in funding to 20 projects that will help conserve and improve the quality of water in the valley. Directors approved the Water Conservation and Quality Improvement Grants

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Funding flows to Okanagan projects that will protect valley water

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board has approved $300,000 in funding to 20 projects that will help conserve and improve the quality of water in the valley. Directors approved the Water Conservation and Quality Improvement Grants at their

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