Water

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

 

Water restrictions in Tofino as town’s busiest months are also its driest

Even rainforests can run out of water if carelessness sinks in

 

Pumps not needed to keep Cowichan River running this year

Wet year so far has resulted in higher water levels

 

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

EDITORIAL: Weather playing guessing games

Remember those near zero precipitation totals of July 2017 and ‘18?

Nanaimo’s water parks open today

Water parks across the city open for the summer; users asked to follow COVID-19 precautions

Reddish-brown tap water raising concerns near Qualicum

French Creek campaign urges Regional District of Nanaimo to make Sandpiper system a priority

Work begins on new weir for Cowichan Lake

A contract has been awarded to Stantec Engineering Services to do designs, engineering and studies

Editorial: It’s never too early to think about water conservation

The weir at Cowichan Lake resuming operations early this year should be a warning

  • Apr 6, 2020

Weir in Cowichan Lake begins operations early this year

Water shortages feared again in 2020

Life complicated when water not secure

Water issues have real-life impacts in Sooke Region

Water is a complicated issue in the District of Sooke

A hodge podge of systems still exist and some people have to haul in water

Province, Vancouver Island First Nation sign groundbreaking watershed protection deal

Cowichan Tribes inks deal to develop plan for threatened Koksilah watershed in south Cowichan

Cumberland moves to ban bottled water businesses from zoning bylaw

Issue will go to advisory planning commission before coming back to council

Water levels in embattled Cowichan Lake high after recent wet weather

Snow pack in local mountains also looking good compared to last year

Province calls on Islanders to conserve water immediately

Some streams approaching critical levels, threatening salmon and fish