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2015 Okanagan Drought Workshop

Okanagan Basin Water Board (

Thursday, 13 August 2015 from 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

2015 Okanagan Drought Workshop

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Whether a dry period in the Okanagan is considered a drought depends on geography, infrastructure and management regimes, and water demand for environmental and human uses.  It is essential to characterize different drought intensities to develop appropriate response plans.  If an official drought declaration is called too late, opportunities for conservation measures may be lost.

Okanagan Sustainable Water Strategy (2008)


You are invited to participate in this 2015 Okanagan Basin Water Board workshop to better understand drought response planning and how your water utility, local government or agency can respond to current and future water shortages. There is a need for collective action and a Basin-wide approach to drought planning.

This workshop will be of particular interest to local elected officials and staff, water suppliers, senior government managers, water license holders, agriculture sector members and media.

Have questions about 2015 Okanagan Drought Workshop? Contact Okanagan Basin Water Board (

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Kelowna Capri Hotel
1171 Harvey Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6E8

Thursday, 13 August 2015 from 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

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Okanagan Basin Water Board (

Working together to protect our common resources

One Valley, One Water

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) was instituted in 1970 as a collaboration of the three Okanagan regional districts to provide leadership on water issues spanning the valley.

Advised by an innovative cross-disciplinary Council, the Board delivers programs and activities to promote coordinated water management throughout the basin.

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