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OVER EIGHT HUNDRED LOCALS WEIGH IN ON NEW BC WATER LAW

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

OVER EIGHT HUNDRED LOCALS WEIGH IN ON NEW BC WATER LAW

Petition Released As Local Councillors Head To Annual Political Convention

(Cowichan Valley, BC) Today the citizens group One Cowichan released the results of its summer outreach at events around the valley. Over eight hundred locals signed a petition to BC Environment Minister Mary Polak asking for new water legislation to include provisions enabling local control and for public consultations on the issue.

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Summer Watershed News: River Clean-up & the Protection of Shaw Creek

Thanks to all who pitched in to help with our annual river cleanup.  The event has become something of an institution in our community and would not be possible without support from our sponsors and community members.

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New Weir Rules Working

The new weir operation rules are working and we have realized the benefits of storing more water in the lake when we were again in the midst of our annual summer drought. 

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