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Okanagan residents commit to conservation – win WaterWise yard prizes

Okanagan Valley, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) and its Okanagan WaterWise program has wrapped up its valley-wide outdoor residential water conservation campaign “Make Water Work” for another year with the awarding of prizes. As part of the

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Board Report – October

The Okanagan Basin Water Board’s monthly Board Report provides highlights from this week’s Board of Directors meeting. The monthly report provides up-to-date information about the activities, projects, and policies of the Water Board. Please feel free to share widely! Board

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Water Monitoring in BC

Water Monitoring in British Columbia: Scanning the Data Landscape A Report for the Water Monitoring Working Group of the BC Water Funders Collaborative prepared by Carol Luttmer, BSc (Eng), MSc. 2018

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We’re Hiring: Milfoil Control and Transport Operator

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent teamwork skills to fill the position of Milfoil Control and Transport Operator, reporting to the Executive Director. Job Posting Job Description Location: Central/North Okanagan, BC Application

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Board Report – September

The Okanagan Basin Water Board’s monthly Board Report provides highlights from this week’s Board of Directors meeting. The monthly report provides up-to-date information about the activities, projects, and policies of the Water Board. Please feel free to share widely! Board

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Okanagan Drought Bulletin – August 24, 2018

OKANAGAN MOVES TO DROUGHT LEVEL 2 AS HOT, DRY SUMMER CONTINUES The B.C. Government has elevated the Okanagan to a Level 2 drought rating as a precautionary measure. While Okanagan water purveyors are generally experiencing average supply conditions, regional drought

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Okanagan Water Board presses for additional federal mussel funding

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board welcomes the federal government’s recent funding announcement to address invasive mussels and is resending a prioritized list for more action, and requesting an in-person meeting. “We are gravely concerned about the impact

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Okanagan Water Board annual meeting looks at valley’s water future

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board held its Annual General Meeting Friday, August 10, at The Innovation Centre in Kelowna. The theme this year was “Preparing for the Future,” acknowledging the focus of the Water Board during the

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OBWB Annual Meeting – August 10

Come join us for the Okanagan Basin Water Board’s 2018 Annual Meeting: PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE on August 10, 2018 in Kelowna, B.C. Please register by Aug. 8 so that we know numbers for refreshment purposes. For more information and

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Now posted! RFP to develop 19 hydrologic models for the Okanagan

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (“OBWB”) invites Proposals to develop 19 Okanagan sub-basin hydrologic models. This project supports improving accuracy of hydrologic models for long-term planning in the Okanagan. The contract will be for a 16 (sixteen) month term. Find

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Board Report – June

The Okanagan Basin Water Board’s monthly Board Report provides highlights from this week’s Board of Directors meeting. The monthly report provides up-to-date information about the activities, projects, and policies of the Water Board. Please feel free to share widely! Board

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INVITE: Poster Submission – Environmental Flow Needs Conference, Oct. 17-18, 2018, Kelowna, B.C.

The Okanagan Basin Water Board and the Canadian Water Resources Association, BC Branch, are excited to host Environmental Flow Needs – Science, Policy & Practice on October 17-18, 2018 in Kelowna, B.C. This conference will bring together representatives from national

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Weather Report – May 2018

The seasonal forecast is for a hotter than normal summer, with near-normal precipitation in June (our rainiest month on average), which could slow down the fire season. If we miss the June rains, it could be a very dry summer.

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Council Report – March 2018

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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Okanagan mayors trade gavel for gardening gloves & encourage water conservation

Kelowna, B.C. – As Okanagan communities deal with flooding and record-breaking temperatures, and as talk turns to the possibility of another drought this year, the valley’s mayors gathered today at the UnH20 Gardens to talk water conservation. The gathering comes

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