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WHAT WE'RE DOING
Goal: To develop a comprehensive water strategy that ensures a sustainable supply for all.
Why is this important?
Where are we now?
As demand from residents, industry and agriculture have increased the ability of the river to meet all the needs of the community has come into question. A number of low water incidents since 2003 have highlighted the need for a strong vision and conservation strategy.
A Water Conservation By-Law was recently adopted by Council, which outlines different levels of conservation. The by-law is designed to encourage citizen participation to achieve conservation goals.
How are we doing?
What are we doing to improve?
SURE WATER Dawson Creek - Water Security is one of Council's 2013 priorities of the five key priorities for Dawson Creek. With 'water secuity' means ensuring a reliable supply of good quality water for all residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural uses now and into the future. Check out SURE WATER Dawson Creek Newsletter. Fill out the survey and give us your opinion. For further information contact Kevin Henderson at 250-784-3622 or e-mail email@example.com.
Living Water Smart is the provincial government's vision and plan
to keep our water healthy and secure for the future. Through this plan,
the B.C. government commits to new actions and targets - and builds
on existing efforts to protect and keep our water safe.
Reclaimed Water Information Session - The City of Dawson Creekis a community at the forefront of sustainability and longevity by constantly exploring new initiatives to improve their social, cultural, economic and environmental position. One such initiative is the ability to reduce the amount of water being withdrawn from the City's sole water source, the Kiskatinaw River. 2010-02-04 Reclaimed Water Project - City URBAN SYSTEMS Presentation - 2010-01-31 Reclaimed Water Presentation - Public Information - final The City is exploring the opportunity to use reclaimed water to provide a viable project for various uses including Oil and Gas field operations, dust control, irrigation, among others.
Water Protection Plan
Water Quality Assurance Plan
Stormwater Management Plan
Supply and Demand Report:
Watershed Management Plan