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Valve left open causes Olympic-sized pool of waste to spill from Mission sewage project

In 11 hours, 2.5 million litres of waste escaped

 

The Regional District of Central Okanagan received $50,000 to complete its asset management plan for the Westside Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant. (RDCO image)

Grant received for Westside wastewater treatment plant assessment plan

The Regional District of Central Okanagan received $50,000 for the project

 

Upgrades to Lake Country's wastewater facility are moving ahead, to the tune of $8.8 million. (District photo)

Lake Country borrowing $8.8M for wastewater treatment

Electoral approval obtained through alternate approval process

 

The District of Lake Country will go through the alternate approval process in its hopes of borrowing up to $8.85 million to pay for Phase 4 of its wastewater treatment plant upgrade. (Black Press - file photo)

Lake Country goes to alternate approval process for treatment plant upgrade

District will look to borrow near $8.9 million to pay for Phase 4 upgrade; proposal can be defeated by electorate

The District of Lake Country will go through the alternate approval process in its hopes of borrowing up to $8.85 million to pay for Phase 4 of its wastewater treatment plant upgrade. (Black Press - file photo)
The District of Lake Country wants residents to get engaged in the process of creating a new liquid waste management plan. To that end, a staff member wearing a poop emoji costume went for a around town to spread awareness Thursday, March 11, 2021. (Contributed)

Poop emoji spotted in Lake Country sparks talk of waste management

Input wanted in new wastewater plan as district’s sewer system nears max capacity

The District of Lake Country wants residents to get engaged in the process of creating a new liquid waste management plan. To that end, a staff member wearing a poop emoji costume went for a around town to spread awareness Thursday, March 11, 2021. (Contributed)
Waste water that usually ends up in the MacKay reservoir will be pumped into Okanagan Lake again this year. (City of Vernon photo)

Vernon directs reclaimed wastewater into Okanagan Lake

Reclaimed water discharged 7 km from Kin Beach after reservoir reaches capacity

Waste water that usually ends up in the MacKay reservoir will be pumped into Okanagan Lake again this year. (City of Vernon photo)