Okanagan warned to plan water use

September 10, 2014

Daily Courier – September 10, 2014

Municipalities should start planning how to manage the Okanagan’s water now to avoid acrimony when droughts threaten the Valley’s water supply, says an environmental law professor.

Deboarah Curran, who helped create the province’s new Water Sustainability Act, told a Kelowna audience last week that local communities need to develop a strategy “before the ditches run dry.”

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