Water

North Okanagan takes two wins in water challenge

Okanagan Basin Water Board campaign encourages communities to conserve water outdoors during summer

 

Burst pipe prompts immediate water restrictions in southeast Kelowna, Crawford

The use of potable water for outdoor use including lawn and garden watering is prohibited until further notice

 

Okanagan Lake water management concerns endorsed by water board

Water board offers initial support for Peachland council’s call to review water level policies

 

Swimming advisory lifted for Strathcona Beach

The City of Kelowna has lifted the advisory effective immediately

B.C. paramedics urge caution as summer drowning incidents on the rise in 2020

On average, 67 per cent of B.C.’s water-related deaths occur during June, July and August

Search continues for Alberta man’s body after cliff jumping incident on Okanagan Lake

Emergency responders began rescue efforts at around 2:40 p.m. on Aug. 1.

Residents at Okanagan mobile home park without water during heat wave

Residents at Creek Run mobile home park have been without running water for more than a week

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen lifts boil water advisory for Willowbrook

Chlorinator and chlorine tank have been installed at Willowbrook pump station

Water restrictions in place for the Falcon Ridge area

The RDCO is banning outdoor irrigation for all properties served by the water system off of Highway 33 south.

  • Jul 27, 2020

With 18 drowning deaths in B.C this year, advocates urge caution during summer

The age group with the highest risk of drowning are young adults, mostly males between 20-34 according to Lifesaving Society

Water restrictions in Southeast Kelowna, Crawford having positive impact on city utility

Affected residents were assigned a weekly watering day late last week

Man drowns while swimming in Okanagan Lake

The incident happened off the shores of West Kelowna on Thursday

Emergency crews conduct CPR on unresponsive person in Okanagan Lake

West Kelowna emergency crews are on scene at the shores of Jubilee Mobile Home Park

Rural Lumby water advisory in effect

Boil water notice for Mabel Lake customers

Water quality advisory rescinded for Killiney Beach

The advistory has been removed for about 290 customers in the Central Okanagan

  • Jun 22, 2020

Water service outage planned for Okanagan system

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

Video: Okanagan mayors encourage water conservation this summer

Water conservation this summer could be more important than ever, experts say

Water quality advisory rescinded for Central Okanagan system

Turbidity levels improve enough to rescind advisory issued for Killiney Beach system May 11

Salmon River sees two days of increasing flow following rainy week

The River Forecast Centre has a streamflow advisory in effect for the area

Caution advised around North Okanagan creeks

A high streamflow advisory continues in the North Okanagan