Okanagan Basin Water Board
Water supply information for the Okanagan is available from several sources, including the River Forecast Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Environment Canada, and the Ministry of Environment.
Within the next 10 to 15 years it is projected that the available water in the Okanagan Basin will be fully allocated. At the same time, agricultural development is also expected to increase, with potential growth in the grape and wine sector leading the say.
The BCGWA annual Convention is the most important annual event for all people working in the drilling and ground water related fields in British Columbia.
This Conference and Show take place annually . The event draws hundreds of professional turf managers from throughout British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
IIABC Members – You are invited to attend the Annual Convention and Trade Show which is held on an annual basis at a different location in beautiful British Columbia. It includes workshops, presentations, banquet and the annual general meeting.
The Agriculture & Water community-of-interest is the web-delivery vehicle for informing British Columbians of agriculture and water issues in the province.
Chemigation is a term used to define the practice of applying chemicals to a crop through an irrigation system. In agriculture the type of chemicals applied are generally fertilizers to promote crop prioduction and plant growth. Available from the Irrigation Industry Association of BC is a valuable Guide which provides information on the practice of applying chemicals to a crop through an irrigation system.
This Guide encourages long-term commitment to a sustainable, environmentally-sound and economically-viable agriculture industry. The Guide was written by staff of the Resource Management Branch of the BC Ministry of Agriculture and published by the Irrigation Industry Association of British Columbia.
An excellent sprinkler irrigation design manual which provides information for designing agricultural irrigation systems in British Columbia is available from the Irrigation Industry Associaton of British Columbia. This manual was prepared by the Sustainable Agriculture Managment Branch of the B.C. Ministry of Agriculture. It was published in partnership with the IIABC.
The mission of the British Columbia Ground Water Association is to provide professional and technical leadership in the advancement of the ground water industry and in the protection, the promotion, and the responsible development and use of ground water resources.