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Time to rethink approach to floods, speaker says

Osoyoos Times – August 13, 2018 As the frequency of floods increases due to climate change, and the Okanagan has experienced two consecutive years of floods, now is the time to rethink how we manage flooding. That’s the message that

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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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Flood management tackled at AGM of Okanagan Basin Water Board

Kelowna Daily Courier – August 10, 2018 “You don’t want to waste a good crisis,” said engineer Brian Symonds, speaking at the annual meeting of the Okanagan Basin Water Board. After dramatic flooding locally in 2017, flood management is a

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Facing the Okanagan’s future flooding issues

Vernon Morning Star – August 10, 2018 The Okanagan Valley communities need a major change of attitude in how to prepare for a future that will see more extreme weather occurrences that result in flooding, says a leader in flood

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Flood management tackled at AGM of Okanagan Basin Water Board

Kelowna Daily Courier – August 10, 2018 “You don’t want to waste a good crisis,” said engineer Brian Symonds, speaking at the annual meeting of the Okanagan Basin Water Board. After dramatic flooding locally in 2017, flood management is a

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Facing the Okanagan’s future flooding issues

Vernon Morning Star – August 1o, 2018 The Okanagan Valley communities need a major change of attitude in how to prepare for a future that will see more extreme weather occurrences that result in flooding, says a leader in flood

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Preparing for Okanagan Valley’s water future

Kelowna Capital News – August 8, 2018 Addressing the future water supply of the Okanagan Valley will be the keynote topic of discussion at the Annual General Meeting for the Okanagan Basin Water Board this week. The AGM will be

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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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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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Okanagan Water Board annual meeting looks at extreme weather & solutions

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) held its Annual Meeting today at Westbank Lions Community Centre in West Kelowna. The theme this year was “Weathering Extremes,” recognizing that the climate in our valley is changing and the

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Annual Public Meeting to be held September 8, 2017

The Okanagan Basin Water Board will host its annual public meeting at the Westbank Lions Community Centre, 2466 Main St. in West Kelowna, this Friday September 8, from 8:30am till noon. The theme of the meeting is “Weathering Extremes”. From

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Peachland wins Okanagan Make Water Work competition

September 16, 2016 – Peachland View Peachland Mayor Cindy Fortin is just flush. The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) held its Annual General Meeting at the Laurel Packinghouse in Kelowna last week. The theme this year, “A Watershed in the

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Water – we’re all connected

September 10, 2016 – Castanet The interdependence of watersheds was emphasized at the Okanagan Basin Water Board’s annual general meeting, Friday in Kelowna. Decisions we make here not only affect the Okanagan, but other watersheds outside our boundaries as well, as we

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Water Board Annual Meeting focuses on water management in increasingly interdependent world

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) held its Annual General Meeting at the Laurel Packinghouse in Kelowna today. The theme this year, “A Watershed in the World,” recognizes the growing interdependence of watersheds and that the decisions

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Okanagan Basin Water Board says cooperation and global thinking key to solving water issues

September 8, 2016 – Vernon Morning Star, Penticton Western News, Kelowna Capital News The Okanagan Basin Water Board has called for a spirit of cooperation and global thinking as communities around the Okanagan move forward with issues relating to water.

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