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October 12, 2017 - Okanagan's transboundary waters focus of meeting and film premiere

September 29, 2017 - Okanagan Water Board brings mussel-prevention proposal to B.C. Environment Minister

September 23, 2017 - As summer of wacky weather comes to close in Okanagan, WaterWise residents recognized

June 14, 2017 - Okanagan mayors gather & encourage water conservation in face of weather extremes

June 9, 2017 - Okanagan Water Board directors return hopeful after mussel meeting in Ottawa

April 7, 2017 - Okanagan Water Board announces funding for projects to conserve and improve valley water

March 30, 2017 - Okanagan Water Board applauds BC mussel prevention program expansion

March 10, 2017 - Okanagan celebrates Canada Water Week with film, contest, panel… & closer look at (waste)ing water

March 1, 2017 - Rain barrels are making a SPLASH in the Okanagan

February 20, 2017 - With B.C. budget announcement on the way – Okanagan pushes province to make invasive mussels a priority

February 17, 2017 - Questions on new B.C. groundwater regulations prompt Okanagan Water Board to help local well-owners

December 15, 2016 - Okanagan renews call for stronger mussel defence with key Pacific NW ally, Montana, now infested

November 15, 2016 - Okanagan Water Board opens door on water conservation & quality improvement program

September 30, 2016 - As Okanagan prepares for future droughts, Osoyoos couple clinches $6000 grand prize to WaterWise their yard

June 10, 2016 - Inspection stats show stronger mussel defence needed, says Okanagan Water Board

May 11, 2016 - Warm spring, early fire season, prompts Okanagan mayors to gather & urge water conservation

March 30, 2016 - Okanagan Water Board welcomes provincial effort to protect BC from invasive mussels

March 17, 2016 - World-renowned water champion comes to Okanagan to celebrate UN World Water Day



March 21, 2017 - Fun, free Okanagan public forum makes a return for Canada Water Week with a look at at waste(ing) water, AM1150

March 20, 2017 - RiverBlue film director David McIlvride happy to see his film home for an Okanagan screening, AM1150

March 14, 2017 - Okanagan celebrates Canada Water Week with RiverBlue screening & more, AM1150


December 15, 2016 - Westward expansion of invasive mussels creeps closer to the Okanagan, Global News

November 28, 2016 - Reporting poachers, backwoods garbage dumpers made easy with B.C. Wildlife Federation phone app, InfoNews Kelowna

May 18, 2016 - Make Water Work in and around your own home, Lake Country Calendar

May 13, 2016 - Water conservation message, Penticton Western News

May 13, 2016 - Okanagan residents challenged to use water wisely this summer, Westside Weekly

May 13, 2016 - Make Water Work plant collection gives residents drought resistant garden options, Kelowna Capital News

May 13, 2016 - Local mayors urge residents to conserve water, Kelowna Capital News

May 12, 2016 - Okanagan mayors want you to conserve water, Kelowna Now



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