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Okanagan watershed forum held near lake above Peachland

Global News – March 22, 2019 A circle of mostly strangers gathered in the Central Okanagan on Friday with one thing in common: water. This is World Water Day, hence the gathering of community leaders at Headwaters Lake above Peachland

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Kids Water Day challenge

Castanet – March 22, 2019 Friday is World Water Day, and the Okanagan Basin Water Board is celebrating by launching its 7th annual youth challenge inviting young people to be climate heroes.  The City of Penticton, City of Kelowna and

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Okanagan youth invited to be climate heroes as part of Canada Water Week celebrations

Kelowna, B.C. – In celebration of Canada Water Week (March 17-23) and UN World Water Day (March 22), the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB)’s Okanagan WaterWise program has re-launched its 7th youth challenge and is inviting young people to be

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Okanagan celebrates Canada Water Week with film, contest, panel… & closer look at (waste)ing water

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) and its Okanagan WaterWise program have lined up a number of events to celebrate UN World Water Day and Canada Water Week (March 19-25), including a special screening of the award-winning

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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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Water concerns in the valley

March 22, 2016 – Castanet What does the future of water look like in the Okanagan? A hundred people packed into the Laurel Packinghouse in Kelowna Tuesday night to find an answer. Coinciding with UN World Water Day, the discussions

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Okanagan Basin Water Board celebrates World Water Day By

March 22, 2016 – Penticton Western News The Okanagan Basin Water Board is going all out to mark United Nations World Water Day this week. Working with the Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and Ecosystem Services, they’ve invited internationally celebrated

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UBCO to Hold World Water Day Event

March 21, 2016 – Kelowna Now Droughts and floods will be the focus of World Water Day in the Okanagan, with a panel discussion to be held on campus at UBC Okanagan, Tuesday. UBC Okanagan’s Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and

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World-renowned water champion comes to Okanagan to celebrate UN World Water Day

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board’s Okanagan WaterWise program has teamed up with the Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and Ecosystem Services (BRAES-UBC Okanagan) to bring back its popular and free panel discussion and mixer on March 22,

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Extreme weather focus for March 22 panel discussion

March 13, 2016 – Kelowna Daily Courier A panel discussion on World Water Day will look at droughts and floods in the Okanagan Valley, and at how extreme weather events are changing and occurring more frequently. Margaret Catley-Carlson, vice-chairwoman of

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Join us March 22 for “exSTREAMS: The Okanagan water story and you”

We’re very pleased to invite you to this year’s popular and FREE annual public forum, celebrating UN World Water Day-Canada Water Week on March 22, 2016, 6-8:30 PM at the Laurel Packinghouse in Kelowna. This year we are partnering with

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Celebrating World Water Week

Kelowna Capital News – March 21, 2014

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Okanagan celebrates Water Week with several activities

Kelowna Capital News – March 14, 2014 There’s something for everyone as the Okanagan Basin Water Board and its outreach program, Okanagan WaterWise, prepares to celebrate UN World Water Day and Canada Water Week, March 17 to 23.

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Events planned to mark World Water Day

Kelowna Daily Courier – March 14, 2014 UBC’s Okanagan campus and the Okanagan Basin Water Board have planned three days of events and activities in support of World Water Day, March 22.

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UBC supports World Water Day with community events

UBCO – March 13, 2014 UBC’s Okanagan campus has planned three days of events and activities in support of World Water Day, March 22. World Water Day is a global event intended to raise awareness about a lack of clean

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