Polis Briefing Note: Advancing Freshwater Protection

Tools and Opportunites in British Columbia's Water Sustainability Act

New report from POLIS highlights local opportunities for entities like the Cowichan Watershed Board, First Nations and/or local governments to improve watershed sustainability under BC's new Water Sustainability Act.

Oliver M Brandes & Rosie Simms, POLIS Water Sustainability Project, October 2018

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Is sunscreen killing B.C.’s Cowichan River?

Stephen Hume, The Province, July 5, 2018

COWICHAN LAKE — On soft early summer mornings similar to those now gracing the South Coast, Joe Saysell would get himself a cup of tea, settle back in his deck chair outside the small house he built for his wife Gail, and enjoy nature’s free light show.

Advisory group recommends raising weir to prevent dry-up of Cowichan River

Increasing height of weir among recommendations

Robert Barron, Cowichan Valley Citizen, Jun 17, 2018

After months of deliberations, the Cowichan Water Use planning process has resulted in recommendations for water supply and storage options for the Cowichan Lake and river system.

Recommendations were presented during a public meeting held in Lake Cowichan on June 11.

Date: 

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 09:00 to 21:00

Type: 

Event

Location: 

http://worldwaterday.org/events-map/

Date: 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00

Type: 

Event

Location: 

Lake Cowichan Centennial Hall at 309 South Shore Rd, Lake Cowichan

Date: 

31 Jul 2017

Author: 

Rick Bryan, Edmond Duggan

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