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Guidebook for Constructed Wetlands in the Okanagan

The recently completed local government guidebook for establishing constructed wetlands in the Okanagan is now available online at  www.obwb.ca/wetlands. The overall objective of this guidebook is to provide information to support local governments in designing and implementing constructed wetlands for

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Rising Okanagan snowpack raises flooding concerns

Kelowna Capital News – February 8, 2018 There has been an ominous rise in snowpack levels across the Okanagan Valley, according to the BC River Forecast Centre. David Campbell, section head of the River Forecast Centre, said snowpack levels as

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Okanagan Agricultural Water Users Resource Page


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Water warning issued

March 25, 2016 – Kelowna Capital News The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) wants to spread awareness about water management. That was one of the main topics at ExSTREAMS: The Okanagan Water Story and You, Tuesday evening, a forum where

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Experts predict more BC droughts

October 9, 2015 – Global News   View video: http://globalnews.ca/news/2269684/experts-predict-more-b-c-droughts/  

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Drought Information & Updates

OBWB Weather Updates / Okanagan Drought Bulletins: January 2019 Real-Time Data: BC Drought Information Portal BC Groundwater Observation Well Network Reports: Building Drought Resilience in the Okanagan – Phase I: Gap Analysis and Recommendations (PDF) Workshops & Webinars: 2018 Okanagan


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Missed our Water Supply webinar?

Download the summary here! Find out what’s happening with the Okanagan’s water supply, including reservoir levels, groundwater, drought conditions and weather forecasts.

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Water Board wants policy change to stop illegal ATV use in Okanagan watersheds

July 19, 2015 – AM 1150

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Endocrine-Disrupting Compounds (EDCs) in water in the Okanagan

The latest research into residual endocrine-disrupting chemicals in water in the Okanagan, largely from wastewater, suggests they are degraded by light and diluted in water. Tricia Brett recently completed her master’s thesis on the fate of EDCs in surface water

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Okanagan Valley’s big city mayors meet

Related Files 120426_okanagan_valley_s_big_city_mayors_meet_capnews-pdf

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