Water Quality

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Potential Changes in Water Quality from this Summer’s Wildfires (10/2/2021) - This summer there were a number of wildfires both around Shuswap and Mara Lakes (Two Mile fire near Sicamous, Hunakwa Lake and Crazy Creek fires at the head of Anstey Arm), as well as fires in the tributary watersheds (White Rock Lake fire in the Salmon River drainage, Momich Creek fire in the upper Adams… Read Article
Invasive Species Council of BC looking for volunteers (9/30/2021) - In past articles we have written about SWOA’s concerns with invasive species, specifically regarding the potential introduction of Zebra and Quagga mussels to the Shuswap Lake system. So far, the defensive measures implemented by the Province have been working to keep these two mussels at bay but we remain concerned. As well, the Province and… Read Article
Provincial Algae Watch Website (6/10/2021) - In the past year, the Ministry of Environment has developed a website to allow citizen scientists to both learn about algae blooms and their causes and submit a report to the Ministry to add to the Provincial database regarding these events. For more information you can click here to reach this website. If you see… Read Article

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