Aquifer Vulnerability Mapping

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Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen

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The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen collected well and aquifer data on identified groundwater sources throughout RDOS. An aquifer vulnerability index was used to assess the sensitivity of each aquifer inventoried and the results were compiled within the RDOS GIS systems. The results of this project, along with other information in the GIS system can be used to develop bylaws, including groundwater protection zone bylaws in RDOS and to inform plans like the Regional Growth strategy.

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