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It’s ‘absolutely necessary’ for British Columbians to conserve water, minister warns

Province-wide drought has seen some relief, but it's not nearly enough

September 1, 2023  By Ground Water Canada


Vancouver – Some wetter weather of late has given drought-stricken British Columbia some brief relief, but it hasn’t been enough to turn things around. As the historic drought continues, further water restrictions are likely to be imposed, the province’s forests minister has warned. B.C.’s emergency management minister said people must change their mindset about water, especially as the drought is expected to continue through the remainder of the year and beyond. CTV News report | READ MORE

To read a related story about B.C.’s drought and how it’s affected those caught up in the province’s controversial water licensing system, click here.

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