Water

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 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)
The Killiney Beach water system is no longer under a water quality advisory. The Regional District of Central Okanagan, in collaboration with Interior Health, rescinded the advisory Friday, May 22. (Morning Star - file photo)

Water quality advisory rescinded for Central Okanagan system

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

The Killiney Beach water system is no longer under a water quality advisory. The Regional District of Central Okanagan, in collaboration with Interior Health, rescinded the advisory Friday, May 22. (Morning Star - file photo)
The Salmon River continued to rise and flow faster on Saturday, May 23 following rainfall in the previous days. (Jim Elliot/ Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon River sees two days of increasing flow following rainy week

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

The Salmon River continued to rise and flow faster on Saturday, May 23 following rainfall in the previous days. (Jim Elliot/ Salmon Arm Observer)
A view of the Upper BX Creek sediment basin, captured May 14, 2020. (City of Vernon photo)

Caution advised around North Okanagan creeks

A high streamflow advisory continues in the North Okanagan

A view of the Upper BX Creek sediment basin, captured May 14, 2020. (City of Vernon photo)
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District will not be carrying out a mosquito control program in Scotch Creek in 2020 because it states BC Parks and the Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band do not want the program on their land or parks. (File photo)

Nuisance mosquito control program in Scotch Creek vetoed this year

Regional district states Little Shuswap Lake Band and BC Parks don’t want it on land, parks

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District will not be carrying out a mosquito control program in Scotch Creek in 2020 because it states BC Parks and the Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band do not want the program on their land or parks. (File photo)
City crews work to repair the broken water main in Canoe between Canoe Beach and Captain’s Cove Marina June 30, 2018. (File photo)

Salmon Arm Council approves budget increase for major Canoe water main project

Main feed line from water treatment plant to the west to be replaced in fall

City crews work to repair the broken water main in Canoe between Canoe Beach and Captain’s Cove Marina June 30, 2018. (File photo)
A new water storage reservoir is to be constructed in Crofton. (File photo)

Summerland water rates reduced

Changes mean estimated $441,000 in reduced revenues for 2020

A new water storage reservoir is to be constructed in Crofton. (File photo)
The Killiney Beach water system is now under a water quality advisory, due to turbidity in the source, affecting 290 customers. (Morning Star - file photo)

Water quality advisory issued for Central Okanagan system

Turbidity in source affects Killiney Beach system for 290 customers off Westside Road

The Killiney Beach water system is now under a water quality advisory, due to turbidity in the source, affecting 290 customers. (Morning Star - file photo)
Revelstoke Dam spillway released water on May 6. (Photo by Tyson Nicholl)

Video: Revelstoke Dam spillway spectacle

BC Hydro said the recent spillway release was the first for this year

Revelstoke Dam spillway released water on May 6. (Photo by Tyson Nicholl)
Sprinkling restrictions in Salmon Arm come into effect May 15. (File photo)

Salmon Arm sprinkling restrictions mean not going with the flow

Watering soon only permitted during specified hours, two days per week

Sprinkling restrictions in Salmon Arm come into effect May 15. (File photo)
Okanagan Lake is actually sitting lower than normal, compared to the spring of 2017 when the lake rose up to these Penticton beach statues. (Mark Brett - Black Press)

Dry summer anticipated for Okanagan

Flooding risks continue this spring while drought expected as temperatures increase

Okanagan Lake is actually sitting lower than normal, compared to the spring of 2017 when the lake rose up to these Penticton beach statues. (Mark Brett - Black Press)
Lake Lavington has risen again in the Coldstream community as pictured on May 3, 2020. (Vern Green photo)

High river advisory issued in North Okanagan

Spring snowmelt sees area rivers swell, BC River Forescast monitoring

Lake Lavington has risen again in the Coldstream community as pictured on May 3, 2020. (Vern Green photo)
No water for some North Okanagan residents amid maintenance

No water for some North Okanagan residents amid maintenance

Interupption Tuesday from 8-3 for BX areas

No water for some North Okanagan residents amid maintenance