Drinking water

A grant of $5,810,000 will go to the Duteau Creek water treatment plant for UV disinfection. - Morning Star file photo

Repairs require shutdown of North Okanagan city’s water disinfection

Customers asked not to worry, as chlorination still in effect

 

The Blue Creek restoration in British Columbia is shown in this undated handout photo. Spotty research and inconsistent monitoring has made it impossible to evaluate the health of most Canadian watersheds, a new study has found. “It’s still largely unknown,” said Elizabeth Hendricks of the World Wildlife Fund, which has just released its second evaluation of the condition of Canada’s freshwater environments. (WWF Canada, Eden Toth)

Data gaps prevent assessment of most Canadian watersheds: WWF report

There’s enough known about 67 of Canada’s 167 watersheds to assess how well they’re standing up

 

Water advisory in effect while upgrades on tap in Lake Country

Water advisory in effect while upgrades on tap in Lake Country

Temporary supply change from Okanagan to Beaver Lake

 

Water off for some Okanagan residents

Water off for some Okanagan residents

Emergency repair in Lake Country

Water off for some Okanagan residents
A month-long boil water notice for customers on the Mabel Lake Water Utility in Kingfisher, east of Enderby, has been removed and replaced with a water quality advisory. (File photo)

Boil water notice lifted for select North Okanagan customers

Month-long notice for Mabel Lake Water Utility replaced with water quality advisory

A month-long boil water notice for customers on the Mabel Lake Water Utility in Kingfisher, east of Enderby, has been removed and replaced with a water quality advisory. (File photo)
A close up image of an algae bloom in Shuswap Lake near Ashby Point taken in April 2020. (Interior Health photo)

Shuswap Lake algae bloom being monitored, not considered harmful

Dangerous toxins not found in June 30 water quality test

A close up image of an algae bloom in Shuswap Lake near Ashby Point taken in April 2020. (Interior Health photo)
Image: The Canadian Press

Nestle Canada selling bottled water business to local family-owned company

The Pure Life bottled water business is being sold to Ice River Springs

Image: The Canadian Press
Rural Lumby water advisory in effect

Rural Lumby water advisory in effect

Boil water notice for Mabel Lake customers

Rural Lumby water advisory in effect
Customers on the Killiney Beach Water System are now under a planned water quality advisory following work done on the Winchester Control Room Tuesday, June 9. (File photo)

Boiling water advised for Killiney Beach customers

Advisory issued for 290 customers of Killiney Beach system after control room work finished June 9

Customers on the Killiney Beach Water System are now under a planned water quality advisory following work done on the Winchester Control Room Tuesday, June 9. (File photo)
Customers on the Killiney Beach Water System can expect a water service outage Tuesday, June 9, as work is done on the Winchester Control Room. (File photo)

Water service outage planned for Okanagan system

Control room work being done on Killiney Beach Water System on Westside of Okanagan Lake

Customers on the Killiney Beach Water System can expect a water service outage Tuesday, June 9, as work is done on the Winchester Control Room. (File photo)
Long weekend launches mussel fight in Okanagan

Long weekend launches mussel fight in Okanagan

Water board urging province to implement tighter regulations to protect lakes

Long weekend launches mussel fight in Okanagan
Grindrod’s water utility has been placed under an advisory issue following a power outage Saturday, causing an interruption to the service. (File photo)

UPDATE: Grindrod water advisory rescinded in North Okanagan

Saturday power outage resulted in interruption to the service

Grindrod’s water utility has been placed under an advisory issue following a power outage Saturday, causing an interruption to the service. (File photo)
Water advisory flushed in North Okanagan

Water advisory flushed in North Okanagan

Effective just before midnight Wednesday

Water advisory flushed in North Okanagan