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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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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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Council Presentation – September 7, 2017

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Federal funds flow to Okanagan to ensure future water sustainability

February 19, 2016 – The Peachland View A two-year study aimed at examining the Environmental Flow Needs (EFNs) – or the water needs of fish and aquatic ecosystems – in the Okanagan will soon get underway thanks to a federal

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Gas Tax cash will help study Okanagan water supply and needs

February 17, 2016 – Lake Country Calendar

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Federal $397,000 grant to monitor creek water flows

February 17, 2016 – Kelowna Capital News The Okanagan Basin Water Board has been awarded a  $397,000 grant by the federal government to study and record water flows in creeks entering Okanagan Lake and the water needs in the region. The

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Okanagan gains water grant

February 14, 2016 – Vernon Morning Star The Okanagan Basin Water Board has secured a $397,000 federal grant to better understand the water needs in a region known for its water challenges and Canada’s largest population growth. As a result

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Federal funds flow to Okanagan for water sustainability

February 13, 2016 – OkanaganLife The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has secured a $397,000 grant through the federal Gas Tax Fund, helping better understand the water needs in a region known for its water challenges and Canada’s largest population

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