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Okanagan Water Board announces major change to grant program

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is now accepting applications to its revamped 2019 Water Conservation and Quality Improvement (WCQI) Grant Program. This is the 14th year of the program which has provided more than $4.1 million

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$300K for water quality

Castanet – April 19, 2018 The Okanagan Basin Water Board will dole out $300,000 for projects to conserve and improve water quality across the Okanagan Valley. More than half of the grants ($185,442) will go towards 10 projects in the

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Valley water projects receive $300,000 in funding

Kelowna Daily Courier – April 17, 2018 Eighteen projects designed to improve water quality in the Okanagan have been awarded $300,000 in taxpayer funding. In Kelowna, one of the initiatives aims to return long sections of Mission Creek to a

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Okanagan Basin water projects funded

Kelowna Capital News – April 17, 2018 The Okanagan Basin Water Board has approved $300,000 in funding to 18 projects to help conserve and improve the quality of water in the valley. The water board directors approved the Water Conservation

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Okanagan Water Board annual grant program focuses on floods, drought

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is now accepting applications to its 2018 Water Conservation and Quality Improvement (WCQI) Grant Program. This is the 13th year for the program, providing $300,000 to water projects in the Okanagan.

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17 projects approved to conserve and improve Okanagan Valley water

Kelowna Now – April 15, 2017 Water quality in the Okanagan Valley could be about to improve. The news comes following an announcement from The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) last week that they approved $300,000 in funding for 17

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Water quality improving

Castanet – April 15, 2017 The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has approved $300,000 in funding to 17 projects that will help conserve and improve the quality of water in the valley. “This year we saw a lot of very

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Okanagan Water Board announces funding for projects to conserve and improve valley water

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has approved $300,000 in funding to 17 projects that will help conserve and improve the quality of water in the valley.  Directors approved the Water Conservation and Quality Improvement (WCQI) Grants

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$300,000 to improve Okanagan water sources

OkanaganLife – April 7, 2017 The Okanagan Basin Water Board has approved $300,000 in funding to 17 projects that will help conserve and improve the quality of water in the Okanagan Valley. “This year we saw a lot of very

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New app could net you $2,000 reward for catching polluters and poachers in B.C.

December 15, 2016 – Mobile Syrup The B.C. Wildlife Federation has launched an iPhone app and accompanying website that allows concerned citizens to report illegal trash dumping, hunting and other environmental violations by snapping a picture and uploading it with

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New conservation app targets polluters and poachers

November 28, 2016 – 250 News The BC Wildlife Federation has announced a free new app aimed at targeting polluters and poachers in this province.conservation-app Available to iPhone users (an android version is in the works), the app makes it

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Poachers, dumpers targeted

November 28, 2016 – Castanet hose wanting to help stamp out poachers and polluters have a new weapon. The BC Wildlife Federation released an iPhone app that lets users take geo-referenced, time-stamped pictures or videos to report illegal activity in

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Reporting poachers, backwoods garbage dumpers made easy with B.C. Wildlife Federation phone app

November 28, 2016 – InfoTel The B.C. Wildlife Federation has launched a UBC Okanagan-designed app that makes it easier for outdoor enthusiasts to report infractions. Users of the Conservation App use their cell phones to take geo-referenced, time-stamped photos or

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Celebrating collective impact – 10 years of water funding in the Okanagan

Kelowna, B.C. – Big plans are underway as the Okanagan Basin Water Board and partners prepare to celebrate 10 years of funding through the board’s Water Conservation and Quality Improvement Grant Program. The Water Board, in partnership with the Okanagan

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