OBWB gathers

The Okanagan Basin Water Board holds its annual meeting today

The Okanagan Basin Water Board holds its annual meeting today and while the agency is celebrating 45 years of water protection in the valley, it is already looking at the challenges ahead and ways to meet them.

The Kelowna event includes a keynote address from Julia Lew, with the Southern Nevada Water Authority, and its fight against  invasive quagga mussels.

“We’ve seen incredible improvements to water quality over the last 45 years, and even conservation improvements, but the threats to our water supply are still there and multiplying,” said Anna Warwick Sears, OBWB executive director.