Deputy Minister Resigns

Deputy Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Dave Nikolejsin has resigned. Read more about this here:  https://thetyee.ca/News/2020/06/10/BC-Government-LNG-Oil-Gas/  

Why is Okanagan Lake Flooding Again?

Why is Okanagan Lake flooding again and what we can do to prevent it?  We branded our town “Peachland-on-the-Lake”, now we might be more accurately known as “Peachland-in-the-Lake”.  If you live in the Okanagan, you have experienced three recent major flood events in...

PWPA Helps 6th Avenue Residents

On June 4th, a concerned Peachland resident, Louise Williams, contacted PWPA for advice and assistance with an issue involving the removal of approximately 70 trees in a park (behind 6th Avenue.  The trees were being cut down to make way for the new Trepanier Water...

Watershed Wisdom – Wetlands

Wetlands are abundant in our watershed.  They are vital for mitigating floods in the valley because they hold back meltwater, allowing it to filter into the land and to prevent too much water from flowing downstream all at the same time. Wetlands are natural sponges....