Monthly Archives: July 2014

New discussion paper on water quality and source water protection

The Stakeholder Advisory Group for the Kettle River Watershed Management Plan is releasing the fourth of several discussion papers leading up to the draft Watershed Management Plan this summer.

Water Quality and Source Water Protection: Issues and Strategies in the Kettle River Watershed looks at current knowledge about water quality and source water issues and develops strategies and actions to safeguard human and ecosystem health in the  Kettle River and tributaries.

Spring run-off, Mt. Cochrane (Stacy Metcalf)
Spring run-off, Mt. Cochrane (Stacy Metcalf)

New discussion paper: Sustaining the Flow

Today the Stakeholder Advisory Group for the Kettle River Watershed Management Plan is pleased to share the third of several discussion papers leading up to the draft Watershed Management Plan this summer.

Titled “Sustaining the flow: managing water supply and demand to support ecosystem health and community needs,” this paper examines water supply issues, takes a fresh look at trends in low flows and future water supply and demand scenarios, and proposes strategies and actions to “sustain the flow” of water in the Kettle River and tributaries.

Reflections on Saddle Lake (Lorne Smithson)
Reflections on Saddle Lake (Lorne Smithson)