Cowichan - Koksilah Watershed Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)


  • To be a trusted source of expertise and knowledge for sustainable water management in the Cowichan Watershed.
  • To provide balanced and considered technical advice to the Cowichan Watershed Board (CWB) and through it to elements of the community at large.
  • To draw upon members’ diverse knowledge and technical expertise to develop options and recommendations for the CWB and to implement actions needed to achieve the goals of the Cowichan Water Basin Management Plan.


This is a preliminary list of member organizations of the TAC:

•Catalyst Paper
•Cowichan Economic Development Commission –Tourism Cowichan (CEDC)
•Cowichan Lake and River Stewardship Committee (CLRSC)
•Cowichan Tribes
•Cowichan Valley Naturalists’ Society (CVNS)
•Cowichan Valley Regional Districty (CVRD)
•Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
•Living Rivers Trust
•BC Ministry of Agriculture and Lands (MOAL)
•BC Ministry of Environment (MOE)
•BC Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport (MHLS)
•BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI)
•Private Forest Landowners Association (PFLA)
•Quamichan Lake Stewardship Committee (Quamichan Stewards)
•Somenos Marsh Wildlife Society (SMWS)
•Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA)

Cowichan Watershed TAC Terms of Reference Presentation (April 2010)

Cowichan - Koksilah Watershed TAC Terms of Reference (approved April 2017)