Thanks to ALL who did their part to conserve and protect our waters this summer, and

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2019 MAKE WATER WORK WINNERS!

 

Learn more about our 2019 Make Water Work Champion Community here.

2019 – NORTH OKANAGAN

Fiona Montgomery of Armstrong (right) with Shepherd Hardware’s Sandy Melvin

Dan Moratto of Vernon at Nicholas Alexander Home & Garden

Daisy Penner of Vernon (3rd from left) and her kids with Terry Lynn from Nicholas Alexander Home & Garden

2019 – CENTRAL OKANAGAN

Marion Couch of Kelowna (middle) with her daughter, Robyn Couch, and Michael Mceachern from ProSource Irrigation Supply

Irene Wangler of Lake Country (left) with Ace Hardware’s Mike Hewitson

Lisa McNaughton (right) from Lake Country with Ace Hardware’s Tracy Schochter

2019 – SOUTH OKANAGAN

Alison Jackle of Osoyoos (left) with Surinder Sandhu of Sandhu Greenhouses

Cody Leclair from Oliver at Sagebrush Nursery

Devon Lach of Penticton at GardenWorks Penticton

PREVIOUS WINNERS GALLERY

2018 – NORTH OKANAGAN

Pictured l to r: RDNO Utilities General Manager Zee Marcolin, ProSource Irrigation’s Les Gillespie, Ethan Powell with his dad Ryan, mom Kelsey and brother Declan, and OBWB Vice-chair Juliette Cunningham

2018 – CENTRAL OKANAGAN

Pictured l to r: Lake Country Communications Officer Karen Miller, Lake Country resident Pam Kirstiuk, Sue Paull of Eco Turf Farms, Lake Country Mayor James Baker 

2018 – SOUTH OKANAGAN

Pictured l to r: Summerland Manager of Utilities Devon van der Meulen, Summerland residents Holly Dunlop and Melissa Johnson, and Grasslands Nursery’s Lauren Forsyth

2017 – LAURIE WEISGARBER

Before photo pictured l to r: Okanagan WaterWise Communications and Outreach Coordinator Alyssa Bougie, Ed Hoppe with City of Kelowna water utility, prize winner Laurie Weisgarber, Ken Salvail of KelownaGardens.com, Rob Holowenko with ProSource Irrigation, and Bylands’ Darren Fedorak.

2016 – ROB ABBOTT & FELICIA TAYLOR

Before photo pictured l to r: Surinder of Sandhu Greenhouses – a Make Water Work Plant Collection partner, Ken Salvail of KHS Landscape, Design & Build, Felicia, and Jim Dinwoodie with the Town of Osoyoos.

2015 – GENA SHERWOOD OF KELOWNA

Before photo pictured l to r: Corinne Jackson with OBWB & Okanagan WaterWise, Gary Zarr – Chair of Rutland Waterworks District, contest winner Gena Sherwood, Rutland Waterworks’ Manager Pete Preston, Maria Byland of Bylands Nursery, Barry & Sue Paull of Eco Turf Farms, Ken Salvail with KelownaGardens.com and Sean Minaker of ProSource Irrigation.

2014 – SARAH MOORHOUSE OF VERNON

Before photo pictured: winner Sarah Moorhouse in her yard

2013 – LYNDA AND DON GRANT OF PEACHLAND

Before photo pictured l to r: Ken Salvail of KelownaGardens.com presents Lynda and her grandson Dex, 3, with a gift certificate for WaterWise yard improvements.

2012 – LANCE SWETLISHOFF OF KELOWNA

Pictured: (front row): the Swetlishoffs – Morgan, Lance, Trent and Kristen, (back row) Okanagan WaterWise’s Corinne Jackson, SunFM’s Mark Baese, and West-Wind Nursery and Landscaping’s Scott Unser.

2011 – PAT AND DOUG MAXWELL OF PENTICTON

Pictured: (left to right) Osoyoos Mayor and Okanagan Basin Water Board Chair (2012) Stu Wells with winners Doug and Pat Maxwell, and Penticton Mayor (2012) Dan Ashton.

ADDITIONAL WINNERS IN 2011: