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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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Water fears in focus

September 21, 2015 – Castanet

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IJC Blog

Western Drought and Salmon Top Agenda for 2015 Osoyoos Lake Water Science Forum 2015/09/16 By Anna Warwick Sears, Ph.D. Executive Director, Okanagan Basin Water Board Kelowna, British Columbia   Water can be a great glue – joining people together to


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Western Drought and Salmon Top Agenda for 2015 Osoyoos Lake Water Science Forum

Water can be a great glue – joining people together to help keep it clean and plentiful. The matter comes down to building relationships and understanding, so that when the going gets tough – as with this year’s western drought

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OBWB Drought Update #9

Dear Okanagan Local Governments and Water Utilities, I’ll be continuing these general drought updates for the remainder of the season. The province is now also doing a weekly drought call with updates from around the region (see below), and this

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Osoyoos Lake Water Science Forum – 2011

Conference Overview: Osoyoos Lake is a microcosm of global concerns. This beautiful lake spans the Canada United States border in the Okanagan River basin, and has many environmental challenges. The 2011 Osoyoos Lake Water Science Forum focused attention on the


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Annual Public Meeting – Oct 28 – Osoyoos Lake Board of Control

Annual Public Meeting of the International Joint Commission’s (IJC) Osoyoos Lake Board of Control Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Location: Oroville High School Commons; 816 Juniper Street, Oroville, Washington Time: 7:00 pm These annual Board meetings alternate each year between

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Annual public meeting of Osoyoos Lake Board of Control – September 10

You are invited to attend the 2013 annual public meeting of the International Joint Commission’s Osoyoos Lake Board of Control. This year the meeting will be held in Osoyoos at the Walnut Beach Resort (Vista Room), located at 4200 Lakeshore

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Public hearings open on renewal of Canada-U.S. water treaty for Osoyoos Lake

Kelowna,  B.C. – Public hearings  are being held  on the renewal of Operating Orders for Osoyoos Lake July 24 in Oroville Wash., and July 25 in Osoyoos, B.C. And elected officials on both sides of the border are encouraging residents

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