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June 14, 2017 - Okanagan mayors gather to encourage conservation in face of weather extremes

Sept. 30, 2016 - As Okanagan prepares for future droughts, Osoyoos couple clinches $6000 Grand Prize to WaterWise their yard

May 11, 2016 - Warm spring, early fire season, prompts Okanagan mayors to gather and urge water conservation

In the news


Nov 8, 2016 – Osoyoos couple clinches $6000 grand prize in OBWB contest to WaterWise their yard, Osoyoos Times

Oct 2, 2016 – Osoyoos couple wins $6000 prize to WaterWise yard, InfoNews Kelowna

Sept 16, 2016 – Peachland wins Okanagan Make Water Work competition, Peachland View

May 18, 2016 – Make Water Work in and around your own home, Lake Country Calendar

May 13, 2016 – Water conservation message_Penticton Western News

May 13, 2016 – Local mayors urge residents to conserve water, Kelowna Cap News

May 12, 2016 – Record April heat shrinks snowpack, Kelowna Daily Courier

May 12, 2016 - Okanagan mayors want you to conserve your water, Kelowna Now

May 12, 2016 - Okanagan water challenge, CBC Radio Daybreak South

May 11, 2016 – Officials urge Okanagan residents to be ‘water wise’ this summer, Global Okanagan

May 11, 2016 – Valley mayors urge conservation ahead of possible drought, InfoNews.ca

Make Water Work Story Series

FEATURE - Barry Paull: Turf thirsty turf and replace with drought-tolerant material, Kelowna Capital News (Originally published October 2, 2015)

FEATURE - Eva Antonijevic: Choose plants suitable to our dry climate, Kelowna Capital News (Originally published September 11, 2015)

FEATURE - Bruce Naka: Don't let automated irrigation get lazy, Kelowna Capital News (Originally published July 31, 2015)

FEATURE – Dean Dack: Compost great for your plants and uses water efficiently, Kelowna Capital News (Originally published July 15, 2015)

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