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EFN Conference Proceedings & Outcomes – NOW available!

The Siwłkw (Water) For All – Our Responsibility conference was hosted by the Okanagan Basin Water Board and the Canadian Water Resources Association. Now available: Proceedings & Outcomes This document summarizes the conference and provides recommendations for further action. Thanks

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siwłkʷ (WATER) FOR ALL – OUR RESPONSIBILITY

Environmental Flow Needs Conference 2018: Science, Policy & Practice October 17-18, 2018 in Kelowna, B.C. This conference brought together representatives from national and international organizations engaged in water management or research, including fisheries and water managers, First Nations, regulators, policy-makers,


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Environmental Flow Needs Conference Leads with Reconciliation

Water Canada – October 24, 2018 Last week, 250 attendees at the siwłkʷ  (WATER) FOR ALL – OUR RESPONSIBILITY Environmental Flow Needs Conference listened, shared, and discussed how to ensure water for fish, and everything else that depends on water.

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Water conference brings native, non-natives together

Kelowna Daily Courier – October 22, 2018 About 250 people attended a two-day water conference last week in Kelowna, hosted by the Okanagan Basin Water Board. The main topic was environmental flow needs — essentially, determining how much water is

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Okanagan conference builds connections, shows way forward, ensuring water for fish, and for all

Kelowna, B.C. – For two days, 250 attendees at the siwłkʷ (WATER) FOR ALL – OUR RESPONSIBILITY… Environmental Flow Needs Conference have been listening, sharing, and discussing how to ensure water for fish, and everything else that depends on water.

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Okanagan water conference builds connections

Kelowna Capital News – October 18, 2018 How much water is needed for fish and to sustain our environment? That was a central question subjected to two days of discussion as 250 environment, agriculture and water management experts gathered in

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Kelowna conference focuses on flows for fish

Global Okanagan – October 17, 2018 “We need to be effective with our use of the resource.” Lee Hesketh is talking about water. “Water is key,” said Hesketh, a rancher with the B.C. Cattlemen’s Association. As a second generation rancher, Hesketh

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Experts gather to discuss Okanagan water needs

Kelowna Capital News – October 16, 2018 Water science experts from across the globe will descend on Kelowna for an international water conference on environmental flow needs this week. The two-day conference takes place Oct. 17-18 at the Coast Capri

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Experts gather to discuss Okanagan water needs

Kelowna Capital News – October 16, 2018 Water science experts from across the globe will descend on Kelowna for an international water conference on environmental flow needs this week. The two-day conference takes place Oct. 17-18 at the Coast Capri

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Water responsibility focus for October conference

Kelowna Daily Courier – September 12, 2018 The Okanagan Basin Water Board and Canadian Water Resources Association of B.C. are hosting a water responsibility conference in Kelowna next month. The conference will bring together representatives from organizations engaged in water

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Robert Sandford

We are pleased to welcome Robert Sandford, EPCOR Chair in Water and Climate Security at the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health, as a speaker at our conference! As Chair, Bob was the co-author of the UN’s

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