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Curtain comes up on Canada Water Week – Okanagan Water Board hosts free movie night

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board and its Okanagan WaterWise program are hosting a free movie night, complete with snacks, engaging conversation and more, as part of Canada Water Week and U.N. World Water Day celebrations. “SHARED WATERS.

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Documentary on local water management wins prestigious award

Osoyoos Times – February 6, 2018 A documentary film about managing water in the Okanagan River and Osoyoos Lake has won a prestigious film award. Jiri and Lucie Bakala, the husband and wife production team from Ascent Films Inc., won

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Documentary examines Okanagan water conflicts

Salmon Arm Observer / Kelowna Capital News – November 7, 2017 A new documentary presents an insightful look at the many competing needs for water within the Okanagan Valley and how those demands are managed between B.C. and Washington government

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Film guarantees waterworks

Castanet – October 13, 2017 South Okanagan residents will be able to learn how water supply is managed for transboundary water bodies in the region, with the premiere of a documentary film next week. ‘A River Film’ will debut at

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Okanagan’s transboundary waters focus of meeting and film premiere

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan watershed straddles the Canada-U.S. border, requiring joint water management to meet the various needs for a clean, sustainable supply.  This is done by the International Joint Commission’s “International Osoyoos Lake Board of Control (IOLBC),” a

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Osoyoos Lake Board of Control annual meeting to premiere “A River Film”

The International Osoyoos Lake Board of Control holds its annual public meeting on October 17, 6-8:15 p.m. at the Sonora Centre, 8505 68 Ave., in Osoyoos. This meeting will feature the premiere of A River Film, a documentary about the

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