Shuswap Watershed Council

The Shuswap Watershed Council, run by a board of about 20 including local politicians, First Nations and a couple of 'public' members. It is advised by a number of government departments, like Agriculture and MFLNRO, who provide expertise and opinions. SWC replaces SLIPP, the Shuswap Lakes Integrated Planning Process.

And here is a link to the Shuswap Watershed Council website, where you can find more information.
The latest water quality report can be found by clicking here.

Sample posts

CSRD Meetings (9/20/2020) - The CSRD is inviting you to ‘sit in’ on their monthly Board meetings. You can connect virtually if you let them know ahead of time. This is a pilot project but it would help us keep informed if it continued. Statistics reported from the August meeting show very low public participation but maybe as the… Read Article
The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) (4/20/2020) - SWC – What happens after their 5 year mandate? The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) is currently in its final year of a 5 year operating tenure. SWC is funded in large part from a parcel tax paid by CSRD property owners. SWC is asking to be established permanently, and have permanent tax payer funding, before… Read Article
Shuswap Watershed Nutrient Research- March 2020 (3/18/2020) - The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) has released a short report entitled “Understanding Nutrients and Water Quality in the Shuswap River and Salmon River” that is available on the SWC website (click here to read the report.) As the title indicates, the results of three years of research have shown that the sources of excess phosphorus… Read Article

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