BC Agriculture

OP-ED ARTICLE: More irrigation is key to food security in B.C. (published in the Vancouver Sun in November 2017)

“The agricultural area irrigated in the Fraser Valley is already substantial, and is about 1.4 times that in the Okanagan. This is a fact that few people know,” wrote Ted van der Gulik. “the Fraser Valley alone could provide two-thirds of the additional irrigated land area that is needed for food security. Think about that. The Fraser River would be able to supply much of the water required. But delivering the water would require a huge investment in infrastructure.”

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