Water Board Launches Campaign – Urges Okanagan Residents to Press for Action on Zebra Mussels

Kelowna, B.C. – After two years of calls to the province and federal government to help prevent invasive zebra and quagga mussels from being brought into Okanagan and B.C., the Okanagan Basin Water Board and its Okanagan WaterWise program are ramping up efforts.

As of this week the local government agency, responsible for providing leadership on water issues that span the valley, has launched a “Speak out!” initiative, inviting Okanagan residents to go to www.DontMoveAMussel.ca and write to their MLA and their MP and urge action.

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