Water Board Calls For Urgent Help From Higher Levels of Government

Kelowna Now

“It only takes one boat infested with the mussels, launching in our waters, to cause serious harm to our lakes.”

That’s the concern that The Okanagan Basin Water Board’s Executive Director Anna Warwick Sears and others are voicing with spring right around the corner.

Research conducted for the OBWB notes the arrival of the mussels, originally from Europe, could cost the Okanagan more than $43 million a year to just manage.

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