Tools and Opportunites in British Columbia’s Water Sustainability Act New report from POLIS highlights local opportunities for entities like the Cowichan Watershed Board, First Nations and/or local governments to improve watershed sustainability under BC’s new Water Sustainability Act. Oliver M Brandes & Rosie Simms, POLIS Water Sustainability Project, October 2018 Click here to download the […]
Bulletin, Cowichan Watershed Board, July 17, 2018 Low water and high temperatures in the Koksilah and Chemainus Rivers have been flagged in the BC Government’s new West Coast Stream Watch information portal. Both indicate “daytime temperature reaching critical survival level” and water conservation is recommended “as practical”. Letters have been sent to water license holders […]
Stephen Hume, The Province, July 5, 2018 COWICHAN LAKE — On soft early summer mornings similar to those now gracing the South Coast, Joe Saysell would get himself a cup of tea, settle back in his deck chair outside the small house he built for his wife Gail, and enjoy nature’s free light show.
Increasing height of weir among recommendations Robert Barron, Cowichan Valley Citizen, Jun 17, 2018 After months of deliberations, the Cowichan Water Use planning process has resulted in recommendations for water supply and storage options for the Cowichan Lake and river system. Recommendations were presented during a public meeting held in Lake Cowichan on June 11. […]