Six North Okanagan water conservation and quality improvement projects have been given the green light.
Initiatives in Spallumcheen, Armstrong and Greater Vernon have received a total of $57,900 in grants from the Okanagan Basin Water Board.
“The water in this valley is all connected,” said Anna Warwick Sears, OBWB executive director.
There is $15,000 going towards wireless control of the reservoir level in the Steele Springs Waterworks District in Spallumcheen.
Armstrong is receiving $16,300 for residential water metering while Okanagan College gets $4,000 for a demonstration garden at its Kalamalka campus.
The Greater Vernon grants include $10,000 for Coldstream Creek restoration, $8,000 for landscape irrigation auditing and $4,600 for a rain barrel workshop.