Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 12:10 PM
The Regional Board has received the final report of the North Westside Governance and Services Study Committee. The report was prepared by the independent consultant that worked with the committee since early this year in a process that involved public meetings and community engagement. The committee recommends “that the Regional Board in collaboration with the Province and Regional District of North Okanagan pursue a further study to explore in detail...
Posted on Monday, September 26, 2022 02:15 PM
The start of open burning in the Central Okanagan is being delayed.
Local fire chiefs have agreed to hold off issuing any outdoor burning permits due to the ongoing high fire danger rating. They will continue to monitor conditions and determine a start date.
Normally when the fire hazard allows, open burning permits run from October 1 through April 30 for eligible property owners in the Central Okanagan. Burning is only allowed on days when both the air quality and venting indices are...
Posted on Friday, September 23, 2022 10:00 AM
As the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation approaches, the RDCO in partnership with WFN has released a video acknowledgement to further steps on the path toward full transparency and understanding the truth.
In the video, RDCO chair Loyal Wooldridge and Westbank First Nation (WFN) councillor Jordan Coble share their thoughts about what Truth and Reconciliation means to them.
Wooldridge says, “We must all commit to doing our part to walk the difficult but important path to...
Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022 02:45 PM
As needed, customers of the six water systems operated by the Regional District of Central Okanagan return to odd/even outdoor irrigation.
Unless otherwise designated, between September 16 and June 15 – Stage 1 restrictions are in place allowing watering outdoors on alternating days. Customers with even-numbered addresses may irrigate on even numbered calendar days while those with odd-numbered addresses may water outdoors on odd number days. If you don’t need to water outdoors...
Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 10:27 AM
Approximately 295 properties were affected by higher-than-normal turbidity in the Okanagan Lake water source. The advisory was issued August 24.
Water sample testing confirms that turbidity is again within acceptable and safe Canadian guidelines for drinking water quality.
The Regional District provides...