North Okanagan residents drinking tainted water have ‘fraction of hope’ after hearing government action plan

March 21, 2016 –

The provincial government is encouraging local farmers to adopt best practices as part of a nine-part action plan to address drinking water issues in the North Okanagan.

The action plan was presented to local stakeholders at a private meeting in Spallumcheen today, March 21. Representatives from the Ministry of Environment, Interior Health Authority, Ministry of Lands, Forests and Natural Resources, and the Save Hullcar Aquifer Team were present, however no media were permitted.

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