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Grant boosts battle to keep invasive mussels out of Okanagan lakes

Vernon Morning Star – July 25, 2018 The battle to keep invasive mussels from getting into Okanagan lakes is getting an injection of support. The Okanagan and Similkameen Invasive Species Society received a grant from the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation

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Creek water under scope

March 8, 2016 – Castanet There are some problems with water quality in Coldstream Creek, but more testing needs to be done to get an accurate picture. Coldstream council was given an overview Monday night by representatives from Western Water

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Study eyes boat traffic

February 11, 2016 – Vernon Morning Star A proposed study of boat traffic on Kalamalka and Wood lakes could stir up some waves. The Okanagan Collaborative Conservation Program is seeking grants towards a study of boat capacity on the Coldstream

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Creek funds flow

June 19, 2015 – Vernon Morning Star

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Milfoil drives debate

Vernon Morning Star – February 20, 2015 Milfoil control is being defended. The Regional District of North Okanagan turned off the Kalamalka Lake source because of turbidity. It states the turbidity is partly from the Okanagan Basin Water Board’s milfoil

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Mission Hill water source turned off because of turbidity

Vernon Morning Star – February 16, 2015 Greater Vernon residents are united when they turn on their taps. On Monday, the Regional District of North Okanagan switched off the Kalamalka Lake source because of turbidity and about 55,000 people are

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Cosens Bay water monitored

Vernon Morningstar – April 4, 2014 Officials want to get a better sense of what’s happening in the water offshore from Cosens Bay. The Regional District of North Okanagan has received $9,700 from the Okanagan Basin Water Board for water

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Study To Check Kal Lake Water Quality

KissFM – Vernon Local government is looking at a study into water quality in the Cosens Bay area of Kalamalka Lake. Regional District of North Okanagan staff want to find out if there’s any impact from septic systems from the

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Kal Lake source shut down

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