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Customers on the Killiney Beach Water System have been advised that a water quality advisory for the system issued June 9 has been rescinded by the Regional District of Central Okanagan after consultation with Interior Health. (File photo)

Water quality advisory rescinded for Okanagan system

Killiney Beach Water System on west side of Okanagan Lake had been under advisory since June 9

Customers on the Killiney Beach Water System have been advised that a water quality advisory for the system issued June 9 has been rescinded by the Regional District of Central Okanagan after consultation with Interior Health. (File photo)
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Water quality advisory rescinded for Killiney Beach

The advistory has been removed for about 290 customers in the Central Okanagan

  • Jun 22, 2020
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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)
Summerland’s mayor, Toni Boot was one of the many Okanagan mayors who pledged to use water responsibly and encouraged others to do the same in a quirky video presented by the Okanagan Basin Water Board. (YouTube/Okanagan WaterWise)

Video: Okanagan mayors encourage water conservation this summer

Water conservation this summer could be more important than ever, experts say

Summerland’s mayor, Toni Boot was one of the many Okanagan mayors who pledged to use water responsibly and encouraged others to do the same in a quirky video presented by the Okanagan Basin Water Board. (YouTube/Okanagan WaterWise)
The Killiney Beach water system is no longer under a water quality advisory. The Regional District of Central Okanagan, in collaboration with Interior Health, rescinded the advisory Friday, May 22. (Morning Star - file photo)

Water quality advisory rescinded for Killiney Beach customers

Turbidity levels improve enough to rescind advisory issued May 11

The Killiney Beach water system is no longer under a water quality advisory. The Regional District of Central Okanagan, in collaboration with Interior Health, rescinded the advisory Friday, May 22. (Morning Star - file photo)
The Salmon River continued to rise and flow faster on Saturday, May 23 following rainfall in the previous days. (Jim Elliot/ Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon River sees two days of increasing flow following rainy week

The River Forecast Centre has a streamflow advisory in effect for the area

The Salmon River continued to rise and flow faster on Saturday, May 23 following rainfall in the previous days. (Jim Elliot/ Salmon Arm Observer)
A view of the Upper BX Creek sediment basin, captured May 14, 2020. (City of Vernon photo)

Caution advised around North Okanagan creeks

A high streamflow advisory continues in the North Okanagan

A view of the Upper BX Creek sediment basin, captured May 14, 2020. (City of Vernon photo)
A new water storage reservoir is to be constructed in Crofton. (File photo)

Summerland water rates reduced

Changes mean estimated $441,000 in reduced revenues for 2020

A new water storage reservoir is to be constructed in Crofton. (File photo)
The Killiney Beach water system is now under a water quality advisory, due to turbidity in the source, affecting 290 customers. (Morning Star - file photo)

Water quality advisory issued for Central Okanagan system

Turbidity in source affects Killiney Beach system for 290 customers off Westside Road

The Killiney Beach water system is now under a water quality advisory, due to turbidity in the source, affecting 290 customers. (Morning Star - file photo)
Revelstoke Dam spillway released water on May 6. (Photo by Tyson Nicholl)

Video: Revelstoke Dam spillway spectacle

BC Hydro said the recent spillway release was the first for this year

Revelstoke Dam spillway released water on May 6. (Photo by Tyson Nicholl)
Okanagan Lake is actually sitting lower than normal, compared to the spring of 2017 when the lake rose up to these Penticton beach statues. (Mark Brett - Black Press)

Dry summer anticipated for Okanagan

Flooding risks continue this spring while drought expected as temperatures increase

Okanagan Lake is actually sitting lower than normal, compared to the spring of 2017 when the lake rose up to these Penticton beach statues. (Mark Brett - Black Press)
Lake Lavington has risen again in the Coldstream community as pictured on May 3, 2020. (Vern Green photo)

High river advisory issued for Vernon, Lumby, Winfield

Spring snowmelt sees area rivers swell, BC River Forescast monitoring

Lake Lavington has risen again in the Coldstream community as pictured on May 3, 2020. (Vern Green photo)
Vernon’s Duteau Creek Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection facility has been temporarily shut down for repairs starting April 8, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)

Vernon area UV water treatment shut down for repairs

RDNO says affected customers will still have safe, treated water while repairs are made

Vernon’s Duteau Creek Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection facility has been temporarily shut down for repairs starting April 8, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
No water for some Vernon residents amid maintenance

No water for some Vernon residents amid maintenance

Interupption Tuesday from 8-3 for BX areas

No water for some Vernon residents amid maintenance
Venon’s reclaimed water to flow into Okanagan Lake; public invited to tour treatment plant

Venon’s reclaimed water to flow into Okanagan Lake; public invited to tour treatment plant

Public invited to tours of Vernon Wastewater Reclamation Centre this Saturday

Venon’s reclaimed water to flow into Okanagan Lake; public invited to tour treatment plant
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North Okanagan district moves to email system for water utility notices

Your current contact system will be discontinued on Sept. 30, 2019.

  • Aug 16, 2019
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