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Okanagan Agricultural Water Users Resource Page BC’s Food Self-Reliance

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Eurasian Watermilfoil

Reports: BC Ministry of Environment, Land and Parks – December 1991 Evaluation of the Socio-Economic Benefits of the Okanagan Valley Eurasian Watermilfoil Control Program (2MB PDF) Web Links: Eurasian watermilfoil in British Columbia Eurasian watermilfoil in Canada Eurasian watermilfoil distribution

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Riparian Rights and Public Foreshore Use

Riparian Rights and Public Foreshore Use In the Administration of Aquatic Crown Land (2008) Riparian Rights and Public Foreshore Use In the Administration of Aquatic Crown Land (1995)

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Environmental Reporting BC Long-term trends in groundwater levels in BC (explore interactive charts, find aquifer characteristics, etc) Policy and Regulation Buried Treasure: Groundwater Permitting and Pricing in Canada Review of British Columbia’s Groundwater Regulatory Regime: Current Practices and Options Well

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Endocrine Disruptors in Wastewater Discharges Endocrine Disruptors Endocrine Disruptors as Water Contaminants: Toxicological Implications for Humans and Wildlife

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Fisheries and Environment

The State of Fish and Fish Habitat in the Okanagan and Similkameen Basins Ten-Year Summary of the Okanagan Lake Action Plan 1996-2005 Water Use Plan Guidelines

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Water Economics

Economic Instruments for Water Demand Management in an Integrated Water Resources Management Framework Does Pricing Water Reduce Agricultural Demand? Economic Valuation and Public Goods Guidelines for Municipal Water Pricing 2008 Municipal Water Pricing Report

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Water Management and Governance

Regional Governance in the Okanagan/Similkameen Valleys Delegating Water Governance: Issues and Challenges in the BC Context Okanagan Partnership: Discussion Paper on Okanagan Water Management Water Supply Association response to Okanagan Partnership Discussion Paper Review of British Columbia’s Groundwater Regulatory Regime:

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Conservation and Drought Planning

2015 Drought Management Workshop – presentations (PDF) Water Conservation Guide for British Columbia Hydrometric Network Requirements for the Okanagan Basin Southern Nevada Water Authority Drought Plan Southern Nevada Water Authority Five-Year Conservation Plan Water Use Plan Guidelines Water Quantity Monitoring

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Water Quality

See also Protection of Drinking Water Sources A Common Approach to Drinking Water Improvements for the Okanagan 4-3-2-1-0 Drinking Water Objective Inter-Agency Memorandum of Understanding for Accountability and Coordination on Drinking Water Protection Water Quality Objectives for Okanagan Lake: A

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Publications Slow it, Spread it, Sink It! Guide Okanagan Basin Waterscape Poster Okanagan Sustainable Water Strategy Constructed Wetlands for Stormwater Management: An Okanagan Guidebook Topsoil Bylaws ToolKit Groundwater Bylaws ToolKit Green Bylaws ToolKit Underground Stormwater Infiltration Model Bylaw Workshops and


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