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MEDIA RELEASES

October 15, 2020 - Okanagan Water Board celebrates 50 years with online speaker series to get water convo flowing

September 16, 2020 - Hot competition for water conservation, as Okanagan residents vie for champion title

June 26, 2020 - B.C. Aquahacking Challenge 2020 winners announced, creating win for water

June 17, 2020 - Okanagan hosts film screening & preps for B.C. AquaHacking final, funding tech teams to solve water issues

May 25, 2020 - Okanagan mayors promote water conservation, offering peek into their own backyards

May 13, 2020 - Okanagan Water Board urges province to continue invasive mussel fight amid COVID-19

May 6, 2020 - Okanagan Water Board launches website, helping valley prepare for future flooding

March 24, 2020 - Top five teams announced in B.C. AquaHacking Challenge semi-final

March 20, 2020 - Okanagan Water Board and Aqua Forum demonstrate tech agility in face of COVID-19 – pivot event to 100% virtual

March 13, 2020 - Okanagan Water Board postpones Canada Water Week, community event, says “Celebrate at home!”

December 20, 2019 - Shuswap Watershed Council and Okanagan Basin Water Board pen joint letter to new Fisheries Minister, calling for action on Invasive Mussels

October 29, 2019 - AquaHacking Challenge launched in Okanagan to help address B.C. freshwater issues

October 29, 2019 - Water Issues for the 2020 B.C. AquaHacking Challenge

September 6, 2019 - Okanagan Water Board annual meeting puts spotlight on valley-wide water connection

July 18, 2019 - Okanagan Water Board renews call for stronger invasive mussel regulations in B.C.

May 16, 2019 - Okanagan mayors & students join forces to encourage water conservation

March 21, 2019 - Okanagan youth invited to be climate heroes as part of Canada Water Week celebrations

 

 

IN THE NEWS

September 10, 2019 - Peachland earns title of conservation capital - the Daily Courier

September 9, 2019 - Water – don’t waste a drop - Castanet

September 6, 2019 - Peachland beats out Armstrong for water conservation contest - Kelowna Capital News

September 5, 2019 - The science of water - Castanet

September 5, 2019 - Okanagan Basin Water Board meeting to address importance of all water in the valley - Kelowna Capital News

September 4, 2019 - Vernon students to study the health of local rivers - Vernon Morning Star

August 13, 2019 - Invasive mussels could cost millions of tourism dollars, group warns - InfoNews.ca

August 2, 2019 - Okanagan dock owners urged to monitor for invasive mussels - Kelowna Capital News

August 2, 2019 - You can help monitor Okanagan lakes for invasive mussels with this program- InfoNews.ca

June 24, 2019 - Aquahacking Challenge introduced to Okanagan - Kelowna Capital News

June 23, 2019 - Drought warning for Okanagan residents - iHeartRadio

June 22, 2019 - North Okanagan-Shuswap MP says feds must act to stop aquatic invaders - Vernon Morning Star

June 21, 2019 - Time to reduce water use says Water Board - Kelowna Capital News

June 21, 2019 - Province lists Okanagan at Level 3 drought - Osoyoos Times

 

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