This factsheet from the BC Ministry of Agriculture provides an overview on building setback standards from watercourses and wetlands in farming areas.
The CMN helps communities in BC and Canada map sensitive habitats and species distribution. Information is integrated from many sources ot assist landuse planning and is freely available in over fifty user friendly atlases. The atlases have links to local and remote databses, WMS sources and geo-referenced video.
The agriculture industry in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia currently uses 70% of the water in the Okanagan basin.
The City of Kelowna is among the most proactive municiplaities in British Columbia with respect to water conservation with its WaterSmart program.