Drinking water

A large portion of Anglemont is without running water due to a water main break on Jan. 26. (CSRD Image)
A large part of Anglemont in the North Shuswap is without water due to a water line break on Jan. 26. (Black Press File Photo)

Broken water main leaves Shuswap community without running water

The water line has left Anglemont residents either without water or with low pressure.

 

Residents should run their taps until cold before using their water. (Black Press file photo)

UPDATE: Westside water quality advisory removed

Leak repair at Westshore Estates affected some properties, again

 

The Okanagan Indian Band has started a feasibility study to proactively the community’s water systems. The study is expected to be finished by April 2021. (File photo)

Drinking water improvements in progress for Okanagan Indian Band residents

A feasibility study is in the works for improving the Irish Creek/Head of Lake water source

 

A grant of $5,810,000 will go to the Duteau Creek water treatment plant for UV disinfection. - Morning Star file photo

Repairs require shutdown of Vernon’s water disinfection

Customers asked not to worry, as chlorination still in effect

A grant of $5,810,000 will go to the Duteau Creek water treatment plant for UV disinfection. - Morning Star file photo
The Blue Creek restoration in British Columbia is shown in this undated handout photo. Spotty research and inconsistent monitoring has made it impossible to evaluate the health of most Canadian watersheds, a new study has found. “It’s still largely unknown,” said Elizabeth Hendricks of the World Wildlife Fund, which has just released its second evaluation of the condition of Canada’s freshwater environments. (WWF Canada, Eden Toth)

Data gaps prevent assessment of most Canadian watersheds: WWF report

There’s enough known about 67 of Canada’s 167 watersheds to assess how well they’re standing up

The Blue Creek restoration in British Columbia is shown in this undated handout photo. Spotty research and inconsistent monitoring has made it impossible to evaluate the health of most Canadian watersheds, a new study has found. “It’s still largely unknown,” said Elizabeth Hendricks of the World Wildlife Fund, which has just released its second evaluation of the condition of Canada’s freshwater environments. (WWF Canada, Eden Toth)
Water advisory in effect while upgrades on tap in Lake Country

Water advisory in effect while upgrades on tap in Lake Country

Temporary supply change from Okanagan to Beaver Lake

Water advisory in effect while upgrades on tap in Lake Country
Water off for some Okanagan residents

Water off for some Okanagan residents

Emergency repair in Lake Country

Water off for some Okanagan residents
The Regional District of North Okanagan is removing the abandoned Noble Canyon water utility near Lavington to help restore the Coldstream Creek to its natural state. (RDNO photo)

Work being done to restore Coldstream Creek’s natural habitat

Regional district removing legacy drinking water infrastructure abandoned more than 20 years ago

The Regional District of North Okanagan is removing the abandoned Noble Canyon water utility near Lavington to help restore the Coldstream Creek to its natural state. (RDNO photo)
A Water Quality Advisory has been lifted for the Delcliffe Water Utility in Vernon Aug. 20, 2020. (Black Press file photo)

Delcliffe water quality advisory lifted

North Okanagan Regional District says turbidity levels have returned to normal

A Water Quality Advisory has been lifted for the Delcliffe Water Utility in Vernon Aug. 20, 2020. (Black Press file photo)
A water quality advisory has been lifted for customers of the Killiney Beach Water System Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. (Stock photo)

Water quality advisory lifted for Killiney Beach

The advisory affected 290 properties in the subdivision off Westside Road

A water quality advisory has been lifted for customers of the Killiney Beach Water System Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. (Stock photo)
A boil water notice for Vernon’s Dunsmuir Road has been rescinded as of Monday, July 27. (File photo)

Boil water notice rescinded for Vernon road

Dunsmuir Road customers, off Bella Vista Road, have been on boil notice since mid-July

A boil water notice for Vernon’s Dunsmuir Road has been rescinded as of Monday, July 27. (File photo)
A month-long boil water notice for customers on the Mabel Lake Water Utility in Kingfisher, east of Enderby, has been removed and replaced with a water quality advisory. (File photo)

Boil water notice lifted for customers east of Enderby

Month-long notice for Mabel Lake Water Utility users replaced with water quality advisory

A month-long boil water notice for customers on the Mabel Lake Water Utility in Kingfisher, east of Enderby, has been removed and replaced with a water quality advisory. (File photo)
A boil water notice has been issued for residents along Dunsmir Road in Vernon July 10, 2020. (CSRD Photo)

Boil water notice issued for Vernon’s Dunsmuir Road area

Map shows which customers are advised to use caution when consuming water

A boil water notice has been issued for residents along Dunsmir Road in Vernon July 10, 2020. (CSRD Photo)
A close up image of an algae bloom in Shuswap Lake near Ashby Point taken in April 2020. (Interior Health photo)

Shuswap Lake algae bloom being monitored, not considered harmful

Dangerous toxins not found in June 30 water quality test

A close up image of an algae bloom in Shuswap Lake near Ashby Point taken in April 2020. (Interior Health photo)
Image: The Canadian Press

Nestle Canada selling bottled water business to local family-owned company

The Pure Life bottled water business is being sold to Ice River Springs

Image: The Canadian Press
(Stock photo)

Emergency maintenance may disrupt irrigation in Vernon

The Bella Vista pump house is expected to be fixed by noon today (June 24)

(Stock photo)
Rural Lumby water advisory in effect

Rural Lumby water advisory in effect

Boil water notice for Mabel Lake customers

Rural Lumby water advisory in effect
Customers on the Killiney Beach Water System are now under a planned water quality advisory following work done on the Winchester Control Room Tuesday, June 9. (File photo)

Boiling water advised for Killiney Beach customers

Advisory issued for 290 customers of Killiney Beach system after control room work finished June 9

Customers on the Killiney Beach Water System are now under a planned water quality advisory following work done on the Winchester Control Room Tuesday, June 9. (File photo)
Customers on the Killiney Beach Water System can expect a water service outage Tuesday, June 9, as work is done on the Winchester Control Room. (File photo)

Water service outage planned for Okanagan system

Control room work being done on Killiney Beach Water System on Westside of Okanagan Lake

Customers on the Killiney Beach Water System can expect a water service outage Tuesday, June 9, as work is done on the Winchester Control Room. (File photo)
Businesses in the North Okanagan are reminded to flush their taps as part of their COVID-19 reopening plan, the regional district said in a press release Wednesday, May 27, 2020. (Black Press file photo)

Flush taps before reopening, North Okanagan district says

Businesses reopening as part of B.C.’s Restart Plan are reminded to flush taps clean of contaminants

Businesses in the North Okanagan are reminded to flush their taps as part of their COVID-19 reopening plan, the regional district said in a press release Wednesday, May 27, 2020. (Black Press file photo)