Hydrometric data proves vital to the long-term health of the Okanagan Water Basin


By Chris Heyer

The Okanagan Water Basin in British Columbia is deemed a region of interest by the federal government and is marveled at by hydrologists as a living laboratory that includes one of two deserts in Canada. However, it also has one of the highest numbers of species at risk and a history of eutrophication.

In 2021, the Okanagan Basin Water Board started a hydrology monitoring program to fill in the gaps relating to water flows. Read the full article in ES&E Magazine’s June 2022 issue:

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