Water

Regional District of Nanaimo plans 2 per cent hike in water rates

Increase will help pay for maintenance and uprades to water systems

 

B.C. paramedics urge caution as summer drowning incidents on the rise in 2020

On average, 67 per cent of B.C.’s water-related deaths occur during June, July and August

 

With 18 drowning deaths in B.C this year, advocates urge caution during summer

The age group with the highest risk of drowning are young adults, mostly males between 20-34 according to Lifesaving Society

 

Nanaimo creates water safety education team for city’s beaches

City aquatics staff will spread safety messaging, do demonstrations and loan out life-jackets

Regional District of Nanaimo updating water conservation plans

Region setting water conservation targets for Nanoose Bay and other water service areas

Nanaimo’s water parks open today

Water parks across the city open for the summer; users asked to follow COVID-19 precautions

Petition underway to get RDN to improve Sandpiper water quality

Campaign urges regional district to make issue a priority

Nanoose Library wants to be part of community water supply

RDN to amend bylaws to make request possible

Province calls on Islanders to conserve water immediately

Some streams approaching critical levels, threatening salmon and fish