Water

Comox Lake is the drinking water source for much of the Comox Valley. File photo

WATER WISE: Healthy watersheds should be a priority for all political parties

Do you know where your party of choice stands on the subject of clean water?

  • Oct 18, 2020

 

Water well drilling to disrupt Oyster River Nature Park users

Project will increase capacity for Black Creek/Oyster Bay Water System

  • Aug 24, 2020

 

Comox Valley moving to Stage 3 water restrictions

The move is timed to coincide with upcoming BC Hydro maintenance

 

B.C. paramedics urge caution as summer drowning incidents on the rise in 2020

On average, 67 per cent of B.C.’s water-related deaths occur during June, July and August

With 18 drowning deaths in B.C this year, advocates urge caution during summer

The age group with the highest risk of drowning are young adults, mostly males between 20-34 according to Lifesaving Society

Comox Valley going to next phase of water restrictions

Forecast for water supply projections through September is well below normal

BC Hydro water supply forecast showing 78 per cent of normal for Comox Valley

This is the fourth year where the February to March period has had well below normal precipitation.

Water bottling proponent defends plan to Cumberland

Merville’s Scott MacKenzie speaks to the Village to counter ‘emotional pleas’

Cumberland moves to ban bottled water businesses from zoning bylaw

Issue will go to advisory planning commission before coming back to council

Comox Valley plans Island water symposium for April

Event will look at work being done to encourage water stewardship

Province calls on Islanders to conserve water immediately

Some streams approaching critical levels, threatening salmon and fish