Expert urges municipal leaders to form regional water protection strategies soon

September 10, 2014

Osoyoos Times – September 10, 2014

Municipal leaders from across the South Okanagan can take the lead and form sustainable water strategies in the coming months or do nothing and have the provincial government impose legislation that might offend and upset residents, said a renowned expert on provincial water issues at the annual general meeting of the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB).

Dr. Deborah Curran, a municipal lawyer and professor in Environmental Law and Sustainability at the University of Victoria, provided the keynote address at this year’s OBWB general meeting at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna on Friday.

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